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NHS Funding Bill: Annual statement on performance (4 Feb 2020)

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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Bet365: China (4 Feb 2020)

Helen Whately: All gambling companies providing gambling facilities to consumers in Great Britain must be licensed by the Gambling Commission and comply with the conditions and codes of practice of their operating licences. The Gambling Commission expects operators to obey the laws of other jurisdictions in which they operate, and requires operators to report any regulatory investigation or finding into...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: People's Postcode Lottery (4 Feb 2020)

Helen Whately: The People’s Postcode Lottery is an ‘umbrella’ lottery scheme, under which draws held by different societies are promoted under a single brand. Society lotteries pre date the National Lottery, which has its own founding legislation. They are permitted as fundraising tools for charities, community groups, sports clubs and other non-commercial organisations. Unlike the National Lottery...

Agriculture Bill (3 Feb 2020)

...Gill Mary Glindon Patrick Grady Peter Grant Neil Gray Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Margaret Greenwood Nia Griffith Louise Haigh Fabian Hamilton Neale Hanvey Emma Hardy Harriet Harman Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes John Healey Mark Hendrick Mike Hill Meg Hillier Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern Rachel Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Kim Johnson Darren...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Amusement Arcades: Children (3 Feb 2020)

Helen Whately: Protecting children and vulnerable people from being harmed or exploited by gambling is a core objective of the regulation of gambling in Great Britain, and a priority for the government. The Government has committed to review the Gambling Act 2005 and will announce further details in due course. Depending on the category of machines they offer, Family Entertainment Centres (FECs) may...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Boats: River Thames (3 Feb 2020)

Helen Whately: No DCMS ministers have had discussions with the Secretary of State for Transport regarding this matter. However, National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK, an independent advisory body reporting to DCMS), responded to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency's 2019 consultations on behalf of the sector, and discussed the potential impacts of the new requirements on vessels on the National Historic Ships...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Youth Centres: Construction (31 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: We are still developing plans for the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund - including the building of new youth centres - and will announce more information in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Children and Young People (31 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: My department is committed to ensuring this investment reaches young people who need it most, including those who currently have difficulty in accessing youth services. We are still developing plans for the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund and will announce more information in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Voluntary Work: Ethnic Groups (31 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: Please see a breakdown of participation in National Citizen Service Trust for the period 2015-2017, classified by ethnic group: 2015 2016 2017 Total 75,605 92,996 98,808 Ethnic Group 2015 2016 2017 White 70.7% 70.7% 67.9% Asian 13.5% 14.0% 15.8% Black 7.8% 7.9% 7.9% Mixed 5.1% 4.7% 5.0% Other 1.5% 1.6% 1.9% NA 1.4% 1.2% 1.6% BAME 27.9% 28.2%...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Voluntary Work: Ethnic Groups (31 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: NCS Trust’s contracts with their local partners include a requirement that young people participating in NCS match, as closely as possible, to the local demographics. For example in areas where there are mixed ethnic groups our partners are required to reflect this in the makeup of NCS participants. This is tracked by the NCS Trust as part of their overall contract management of partners. ...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Advertising (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: Ministers and officials of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport work closely with their counterparts in the Department for Health and Social Care on the issue of problem gambling. The Health Secretary has announced that a cross-government addiction strategy, which will include gambling, is to be published in 2020 and the two departments are collaborating on this. Gambling...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Advertising (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: The Gambling Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising prohibits gambling advertising on television before 9pm, except in a limited number of circumstances, those being for bingo, lotteries, and until last year, sports betting around televised sport. In August 2019 the Industry group for Responsible Gambling extended its voluntary commitment to include advertising during sporting...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: DCMS held a consultation seeking views on the minimum age for playing National Lottery games only, from July to October 2019. The responses are currently being analysed and I will formally respond in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries: Fees and Charges (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: It is government policy to maintain free entry to the permanent collections of the national museums. However, DCMS-sponsored museums are entitled to charge for temporary specific exhibitions. Such exhibitions, in addition to helping generate income, are a vital part of the museums’ visitor offer. At any one time, the public will be able to enjoy a range of free and paid-for exhibitions.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Lottery (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: The Gambling Commission is the independent regulator of the National Lottery. Information about breaches and fines levied during the current, third licence period (2009 - present day) is publicly available on the Gambling Commission’s website at the following link: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/news-action-and-statis tics/Regulatory-action/National-Lottery-regulatory-action.as px ...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Irish National Lottery (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: The National Lottery operates in the United Kingdom only. No representations have been made to DCMS on this matter, which is for the Irish Government.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Regulation (30 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: The Gambling Commission has broad and flexible powers to set licence conditions and take action where there is evidence of harm, including the power to suspend or revoke a licence, impose financial penalties or prosecute criminal offences. The Government has committed to review the Gambling Act 2005 to make sure it is fit for the digital age. We will announce further details in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (29 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 27 January 2020. The correct answer should have been: The Gambling Commission requires all operators licensed under the Gambling Act 2005 to make a contribution towards the research, prevention and treatment of gambling-related harm. Most operators donate to GambleAware, a charity which commissions dedicated support for...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Gambling (28 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: The Gambling Commission has issued licences to 2,690 gambling operators. Government does not hold figures on how many of these operators have entered into commercial sponsorship agreements with Premier League football clubs but of the 20 football clubs who currently compete in that league, 10 have front of shirt sponsors who are gambling operators. None of the operators who are currently...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Betting: Internet (28 Jan 2020)

Helen Whately: The government has committed to a review of the Gambling Act 2005 to make sure it is fit for the digital age. Further details will be announced in due course. All operators providing gambling facilities to customers in Great Britain must be licensed by the Gambling Commission and comply with licence conditions, which include requirements to protect vulnerable people from being harmed by...


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