Results 1–20 of 341 for gambling act 2005

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (10 Sep 2018)

Tracey Crouch: As specified in the Gambling Act 2005, B4 gaming machines can only be located in casinos, betting shops, tracks with pool betting, bingo halls, Adult Gaming Centres, members’ clubs, miners’ welfare clubs or commercial clubs. Most B4 machines are located in clubs. The Gambling Commission and relevant Local Authority are responsible for issuing the necessary licences and permits....

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (19 Jul 2018)

Tracey Crouch: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 19 July 2018. 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. It does not specify how much this should be, nor which organisations should be supported. ...

National Lottery - Question for Short Debate (16 Jul 2018)

the Earl of Clancarty: ...option, which I disagree with, is to increase quite substantially the sales and prize limits from limits which were previously set to try to ensure that the National Lottery was not affected. What the Government ignore in the consultation is the impact on the National Lottery of an increasingly closely perceived association within the marketplace between the National Lottery and the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (6 Jul 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: The Gambling Act 2005 created an independent regulator, the Gambling Commission, which has a duty to ensure gambling is consistent with the licensing objectives; keeping gambling free of crime, ensuring it is fair and open, and protecting children and vulnerable people from harm or exploitation. The Commission regularly reviews its regulatory requirements to take account of developments in...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Charities: Fund Raising (26 Jun 2018)

Tracey Crouch: The Department does not hold data on funding for individual charities from society lotteries, however since the Gambling Act 2005 came into effect, the society lottery sector has seen year on year growth in proceeds, with a record £256 million raised for good causes in 2016-17 (figures for 2017-18 will be available later this year). As the minister responsible for civil society, I...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (15 Jun 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: We considered research, education and treatment as part of our Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility. The response was published on 17 May. The review looked at protections across the gambling industry and support for those who experience harm, including the arrangements for funding. The Gambling Commission requires all operators licensed under the Gambling Act 2005 to make a...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Taxation (29 May 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: 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. It does not specify how much this should be, nor which organisations should be supported. We considered research, education and treatment as part of our Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility. The...

Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility - Statement (17 May 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...made recently by my honourable friend the Minister for Sport and Civil Society in the other place. The Statement is as follows: “Mr Speaker, with permission, I wish to make a Statement on the gambling review and the publication of our response to the consultation on proposals for changes to gaming machines and on social responsibility requirements across the gambling industry. The...

Gaming Machines (17 May 2018)

Tom Watson: ..., alongside other Members, including the right hon. Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Mr Duncan Smith), whom I also regard as a friend. During this process, we have seen how some parts of the gambling industry have stood in defiance of Ministers, civil servants, parliamentarians, clinicians and other professionals, and have sought to delay at every turn common-sense decisions that...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (17 May 2018)

Tracey Crouch: As the statutory regulator for gambling in Great Britain, the Gambling Commission has powers under the Gambling Act 2005 to determine the rules under which gambling companies operate. The Gambling Commission has identified a number of key areas where it plans to consult on changes to its regulatory requirements to enhance the protections afforded to online gambling customers. In...

Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve (27 Mar 2018)

Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve

Delegated Legislation: Betting, Gaming and Lotteries (21 Mar 2018)

That the draft Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.

Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee (20 Mar 2018)

Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 – Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen. Orders and regulations

Previous Business – Commons: General Committee (20 Mar 2018)

Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. 8:55 am; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (19 Mar 2018)

Tracey Crouch: Protecting children and the vulnerable 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. Under the Gambling Act 2005 it is an offence to invite a child or young person to gamble. This includes, in particular, intentionally bringing to the attention of a child or young person information about...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Bookmakers: Regulation (14 Mar 2018)

Tracey Crouch: All gambling operators have duties to prevent money laundering under the Gambling Act 2005, Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, and the Gambling Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice. Any operators selling services into the British market must be licensed by the Commission, and the licence conditions require operators to assess the money laundering risks to their business and to...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Regulation (9 Mar 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: The Gambling Act 2005 created the Gambling Commission as the independent regulator for the gambling industry.

Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2018 - Motion to Approve (1 Feb 2018)

Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2018 - Motion to Approve

Delegated Legislation: Betting, Gambling and Lotteries (30 Jan 2018)

That the draft Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order, which was laid before this House on 14 December 2017, be approved.


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