Boris Johnson

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative

Gambling Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on a number of aspects of the regulation of gambling. Specific votes have been on the powers of local councils to use planning laws to control the numbers, and locations, of betting shops as well as regulations limiting stakes, and prizes, for gambling machines, and the laws governing the operation of casinos.

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Boris Johnson generally voted for greater regulation of gambling

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater regulation of gambling:

  • On 1 Nov 2004: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Gambling Bill — reasoned amendment on 2nd reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2004: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Gambling Bill — 2nd reading Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2005: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Gambling Bill — Casino conditions Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2005: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Gambling Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2005: Boris Johnson voted yes on National Lottery Bill (Reasoned amendment on second reading) Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2006: Boris Johnson voted no on National Lottery Bill — Clause 14 — Functions Show vote
  • On 28 Mar 2007: Boris Johnson voted no on Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2008: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 21 — Amusement Machine licence duty Show vote

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