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Sport: Football Clubs — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...supporters’ trusts, which have pursued ownership or part-ownership of their clubs. This is a welcome development and why the Government have established an expert group to look at this matter following the Select Committee’s recommendation. The Minister for Sport, Helen Grant, launched the expert group on supporter ownership and engagement on Tuesday 21 October at Portsmouth...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Private Finance Initiative (30 October 2014)

Helen Grant: I refer the Honourable Member to the information contained in the link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/private-finance-i nitiative-projects-2013-summary-data. The data can be filtered by procuring authority and then by date of financial close in order to determine how many PFI projects were contracted by DCMS in each year from 1997 to 2010. This information is provided by DCMS and...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Annual Reports (30 October 2014)

Helen Grant: DCMS’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2013-14 was published on Wednesday 29th October.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Gambling (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: DCMS officials and I hold regular discussions with the Gambling Commission on a range of matters including arrangements for enforcing the new licensing regime for remote gambling operators, which comes into force on 1 November 2014. These enforcement arrangements include the disruption of illegal financial transactions. Companies such as MasterCard, Visa and PayPal are working with the...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Gambling (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: The Gambling Commission is currently consulting on a requirement for gambling operators to allow individuals to exclude themselves from gambling, by making a single request to exclude from all online gambling, and a single request to exclude from all land-based gambling within a local area.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Gambling: Advertising (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: The four strands of work exploring the current state of gambling advertising in the UK, which we announced in March this year, are concluding as scheduled. This includes the regulations relating to pre-watershed gambling advertising on television.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Tourism: VAT (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: My Rt Hon. Friend, the Secretary of State and myself routinely meet with Ministerial colleagues on a range of matters on a regular basis. VAT is a matter for the Treasury.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Horse Racing: Betting (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: DCMS officials have met with officials from the European Commission twice during 2014 to discuss proposals to extend the Horserace Betting Levy to offshore remote operators. Engagement with Commission officials has continued throughout this period, facilitated by BIS and UKRep. I have not held any discussions with the Commission on this issue.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: Draft regulations have been drawn up and are being submitted to the European Commission for comment under the terms of the Technical Standards Directive. We intend for these to come into force on the April 2015 common commencement date.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: The research in question is scheduled to be published in December 2014 by the Responsible Gambling Trust. This will include an introductory statement on the plausible markers of harm as well as two research reports on patterns of risk along with associated contextual research analysis.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Rugby Football Union (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: Since 2010 Sport England has invested over 40 million OF Grant-in-Aid and National Lottery money in the Rugby Football Union. This investment is being made independent of the Government. This investment of National Lottery and Grant-in-Aid money has been to get more people playing rugby regularly, to support the development of talented players, and to support the England Women’s...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Tourism: Coastal Areas (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: There has been no specific assessment of the impact the Government’s proposals in the Deregulation Bill will have on tourism jobs. However, impact assessments have been completed on the overall impact of proposals within the Bill. Government is confident that tourism jobs and seaside economies will not be adversely affected overall. Whilst the measures will extend an existing...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Mass Media (29 October 2014)

Helen Grant: In the last year, the DCMS press office has responded to ten enquiries from student journalists.

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014)

...Elliott Louise Ellman Natascha Engel Bill Esterson Chris Evans Paul Farrelly Jim Fitzpatrick Caroline Flint Paul Flynn Hywel Francis Mike Gapes Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass Mary Glindon Roger Godsiff Helen Goodman Tom Greatrex Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Mr Peter Hain David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Mr David Hanson Ms Harriet Harman Tom Harris Dai Havard John Healey...

Bill Presented — International Trade Agreements (Scrutiny): Clause 1 — How an MP becomes subject to a recall petition process (27 October 2014)

...Mr Don Foster Dr Liam Fox Hywel Francis Mr Mark Francois Mike Freer Lorraine Fullbrook Mike Gapes Edward Garnier David Gauke Andrew George Nick Gibb Stephen Gilbert Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass Roger Godsiff Helen Goodman Robert Goodwill Richard Graham Helen Grant Kate Green Justine Greening Lilian Greenwood Mr Dominic Grieve Nia Griffith Ben Gummer Andrew Gwynne Sam Gyimah Mr William Hague Mr...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Football (27 October 2014)

Helen Grant: The recently launched expert group will explore the areas of supporter ownership and engagement. The group was developed in partnership with Supporters Direct- whose mission is to increase the influence of supporters through ownership and involvement in their clubs - and with the support of football authorities. Relevant experts and stakeholders will be called upon to contribute to the...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Rugby: World Cup (27 October 2014)

Helen Grant: The DCMS has provided the Rugby Football Union with an underwrite of up to 25m of the tournament fee. The DCMS is also working with other Government Departments, Arm’s Length Bodies and England 2015, the tournament organisers, to deliver a series of guarantees in areas such as visas, customs, security and anti-doping. Additionally, the DCMS, Visit England and the FCO are...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Horse Racing: Betting (27 October 2014)

Helen Grant: Offshore remote betting operations have not hitherto been licensed by the Gambling Commission. This means there is currently no centrally collected and publicly available comprehensive dataset of offshore remote operator profits on which to base an estimate. This will change once the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act comes into force on 1 November. We expect the Gambling Commission...

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