James Duddridge

Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East

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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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James Duddridge generally voted against 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.

Key votes about greater regulation of gambling:

  • On 8 Jan 2014: James Duddridge voted against giving local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: James Duddridge voted against giving local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: James Duddridge voted to increase the stake, and prize, limits for certain categories of gambling machine. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2013: James Duddridge voted against extending the horserace betting levy to overseas bookmakers. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2013: James Duddridge voted not to require those running internet and telephone gambling operations to ban those who have registered for self-exclusion. Show vote
  • On 16 Oct 2013: James Duddridge voted against giving more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: James Duddridge acted as teller for a vote on Localism Bill — New Clause 31 — Planning Permission for Betting Shops Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2008: James Duddridge voted yes on Finance Bill — Clause 21 — Amusement Machine licence duty Show vote
  • On 28 Mar 2007: James Duddridge voted no on Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2006: James Duddridge voted no on National Lottery Bill — Clause 14 — Functions Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2005: James Duddridge was absent for a vote on National Lottery Bill (Reasoned amendment on second reading) Show vote

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