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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th March 2017.

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Photo of Natalie McGarry Natalie McGarry Independent, Glasgow East 12:00 am, 16th March 2017

To echo what my hon. Friend Patricia Gibson said, the Secretary of State will be well aware that the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals is £100, which is 50 times the permitted cap on other high-street fruit machines. That particularly affects areas of severe deprivation, as there is great proliferation of these machines on high streets in such areas right across the UK. Does the Secretary of State recognise that that is an anomaly in gambling regulation and that far tougher regulation is required?