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Armed Forces: Gambling Disorders - Question (13 Sep 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, internationally the evidence is very clear that gambling problems are greater among military veterans than they are among the general population yet, as we have heard, the Minister is unclear whether that applies in the UK. While I welcome and look forward to the Swansea report, does she recognise that there would great merit in getting the King’s cohort study, which is already...

Armed Forces: Gambling Disorders - Question (13 Sep 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, internationally the evidence is very clear that gambling problems are greater among military veterans than they are among the general population yet, as we have heard, the Minister is unclear whether that applies in the UK. While I welcome and look forward to the Swansea report, does she recognise that there would great merit in getting the King’s cohort study, which is already...

Football Grounds: Safe Standing - Question (8 Sep 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, safe standing is already working very successfully all around the world, including in Scotland. However, the Minister will be aware that there are many different forms of safe standing, even within the lower divisions in England. Can the Minister give us an absolute assurance that any new regulations that come forward will take this into account to make sure that a range of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Heating: Refrigerators (3 Aug 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 12 July (UIN28169), what plans they have to consult (1) consumer bodies, (2) the industry, and (3) MPs and Peers, as part of their review of the legislation covering hydrofluorocarbons.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Tradeshow Access Programme (3 Aug 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the return on investment for exporting businesses created by the Tradeshow Access Funding Programme, prior to its cancellation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Heating (2 Aug 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government when their proposed Heat and Buildings Strategy will be published.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Tradeshow Access Programme (28 Jul 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government when a replacement scheme for the Tradeshow Access Programme will be announced.

Minimum Energy Performance of Buildings Bill [HL] - First Reading (20 Jul 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: I draw attention to my entry in the register.

National Lottery - Question (14 Jul 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, research shows that replacing lottery duty with gross profit tax could, over a 10-year period, lead to more than £6 billion extra for good causes and the Treasury. The Minister just reminded us that returns to society are a key objective, so can she explain why the Government have rejected the recommendation from your Lordships’ Gambling Industry Committee? Will she publish the...

Gambling Reform - Question (29 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, I declare my interest as chair of Peers for Gambling Reform. The NERA report shows that measures to reduce gambling harm, such as banning gambling sponsorship of football, would also help the UK economy. Such sponsorship links football and gambling in the minds of children. Just one edition of the BBC’s Match of the Day magazine, advertised as for “footy-mad youngsters”, had...

Tourism - Motion to Take Note (24 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Haskel, for promoting the area of Suffolk where I have the great pleasure to live. He will recognise that it has been badly hit during the pandemic. I therefore genuinely welcome the measures taken by the Government to support the visitor economy during the pandemic, but I argue that more needs to be done to, for example, address the staff shortages that...

Free Trade Agreement Negotiations: Australia - Statement (24 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: My Lords, I think I welcome the Minister’s comment that the House will have the opportunity to fully scrutinise the text of the agreement, which will be presented after signature, but given the limited parliamentary oversight arrangements in both Houses, will he commit to presenting the document immediately after signature so that the committees have sufficient time to review the agreement...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Jerusalem: Palestinians (24 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions, if any, they have had with the government of Israel regarding reports of the forced displacement of Palestinian families in Silwan.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Gambling (14 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their fan-led review of football governance will include an assessment of the financial sustainability of banning gambling sponsorship.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Gambling (7 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of suspending advertisements by gambling operators during the 2021 UEFA European Championship.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Gambling (7 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of advertisements by gambling operators that will be aired before 9pm during the 2021 UEFA European Championship.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Question (3 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the amount of consumer data held by gambling operators, and (2) whether this data could be used to prevent gambling-related harm.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Question (3 Jun 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the data underpinning their Review of the Gambling Act 2005; and what additional data, if any, will be needed in order to effectively review that Act.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling Act 2005 (27 May 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to announce the result of their review of the Gambling Act 2005; and what plans they have to introduce primary legislation in this parliament in response to that review.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling Act 2005 (27 May 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in advance of any steps they intend to take following their review of the Gambling Act 2005, they will use their existing statutory powers to prohibit advertising by gambling companies in or near sports venues.


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