Angela Smith

Independent MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge

@angelasmithmp

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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Angela Smith 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 8 Jan 2014: Angela Smith voted to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Angela Smith voted to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Angela Smith voted against increasing the stake, and prize, limits for certain categories of gambling machine. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2013: Angela Smith voted to extend the horserace betting levy to overseas bookmakers. Show vote
  • On 26 Nov 2013: Angela Smith voted to require those running internet and telephone gambling operations to ban those who have registered for self-exclusion. Show vote
  • On 16 Oct 2013: Angela Smith voted to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Angela Smith voted to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2008: Angela Smith voted no on Finance Bill — Clause 21 — Amusement Machine licence duty Show vote
  • On 28 Mar 2007: Angela Smith voted yes on Gambling (Geographical Distribution of Casino Premises Licences) Order 2007 — 28 Mar 2007 — Division No. 88 Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2006: Angela Smith voted yes on National Lottery Bill — Clause 14 — Functions Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2005: Angela Smith voted no on National Lottery Bill (Reasoned amendment on second reading) Show vote

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