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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Jan 2018)

Public Accounts: Decline in National Lottery income. 2:30 pm; Other
Witnesses: Sue Owen, Permanent Secretary, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sarah Harrison, Chief Executive, Gambling Commission Nigel Railton, Chief Executive, Camelot

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Government Borrowing (16 Jan 2018)

Philip Hammond: ...to future generations and wasting more taxpayers’ money on debt interest. Even Labour’s shadow Education spokesperson has acknowledged that this is a ultra high-risk strategy that would be a gamble with our economic future.

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

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with online gaming platform providers on ensuring that moderators identify and remove hate speech and ban offending users.

Social Media: News - Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...views on this. The Government consider the effect of news, advertising and other content being tailored algorithmically to personal preferences to be an issue. The work on the digital charter will consider this and what response is most appropriate. I have an answer from the Box on the gambling questions that the noble Baroness, Lady Howe, asked. It says, “We will write”. It...

Housebuilders - Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2018)

Lord Kerslake: ...a skilled workforce. Thirdly, a fundamental change is needed in the way the viability assessment works. Currently, land prices are determined by whichever developer is prepared to take the biggest gamble on beating down costs and reducing Section 106 commitments. As Shelter commented, this makes for scheme delays, high legal costs and poorer quality schemes. This is creating real anger and...

Defence (11 Jan 2018)

Julian Lewis: My right hon. Friend speaks with great experience as a former Armed Forces Minister, and he made a considerable input to our recent report, “Gambling on ‘Efficiency’: Defence Acquisition and Procurement”, by making that very point. Quite rightly, the hon. Member for Gedling emphasised the current process involving the national security capability review, and he focused...

Business of the House (11 Jan 2018)

Daniel Zeichner: You may be aware, Mr Speaker, of the concern that many parents have about skin gambling and loot boxes and worries in the video gaming sector about unauthorised third party website selling those items from those loot boxes, thus potentially turning young people into gamblers. There have been reports of young people losing a great deal of money very quickly. May we have a debate in Government...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines: Gower (11 Jan 2018)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the effect of fixed-odds betting terminals on gambling addiction rates in Gower constituency in the last three years.

Trade Bill (9 Jan 2018)

Hywel Williams: .... If we are to grandfather agreements and continue with the status quo ante Brexit, we will be reliant on the co-operation and good will of the 50-plus nations with which we have existing deals. This is a £140 billion gamble to try to secure trade terms that we already have. My second point concerns the power grab. The Government’s default position on Brexit legislation now...

Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill (8 Jan 2018)

Jonathan Edwards: ...Government’s approach. For that reason, I ask him the following: if certainty is his aim, and the status quo is certainty, why is rolling the dice on more than half our imports and exports a good idea? Why is he gambling away my constituents’ jobs and wages? Why is he pulling us out of the customs union at all? I also implore Labour Front Benchers to come to their senses. The...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (22 Dec 2017)

Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to protect children against underage gambling.

Christmas Adjournment (21 Dec 2017)

Lyn Brown: ... the Member for East Ham (Stephen Timms) have called for a reduction of the maximum stake to £2, and I welcome the Government’s consultation on that issue, which rightly suggests that a £2 limit will help to stop problem gambling. Such a limit would be a great, if belated, Christmas present to the children of Newham. In conclusion, I thank the staff of the House for their...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: National Lottery Funding: Charities (21 Dec 2017)

Tracey Crouch: May I start by wishing you and Members of the whole House a happy Christmas, Mr Speaker? wWe are working with Camelot and the Gambling Commission to ensure that returns to good causes are as high as possible for the future, and with the lottery distributors to highlight the link between playing the lottery and supporting good causes.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (21 Dec 2017)

Rosena Allin-Khan: ...Speaker, and to one and all, in particular my opposite number, the Under-Secretary of State, the hon. Member for Chatham and Aylesford (Tracey Crouch), who it is a pleasure to serve opposite. The Gambling Commission’s annual report confirmed that children as young as 11 are being introduced to forms of online gambling. The Gambling Act 2005 was introduced before many young gamers...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gambling (21 Dec 2017)

Alex Sobel: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of prohibiting the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines: Midlothian (21 Dec 2017)

Danielle Rowley: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the effect of fixed-odds betting terminals on gambling addiction rates in Midlothian constituency in the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Young People (21 Dec 2017)

Ronnie Cowan: What steps the Government is taking to protect young people from gambling-related harm.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (21 Dec 2017)

Carolyn Harris: What steps her Department is taking to tackle problem gambling.

Licensing Act 2003: Post-Legislative Scrutiny (Licensing Act 2003 Report) - Motion to Take Note (20 Dec 2017)

Lord Mancroft: ...committees, which are relatively new but important animals in your Lordships’ House. I served on the pre-legislative scrutiny committee—I can only say that this early in the evening—on the 2005 Gambling Bill, as it then was. Gambling was a subject in which I had, and retain, some interests. It was a very big Bill and the committee, which was a committee of both Houses,...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Analysis of Effectiveness of Provisions of this Act on Tax Avoidance and Evasion (19 Dec 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: ...at how we manage the vast flows of money across national boundaries around the world. It is the bankers who are the crooks—not the good bankers who look after our ordinary accounts, but those who gamble with money and often worthless bits of paper on the foreign exchanges. The hon. Member for Cheltenham talked about morality. Millions of ordinary people in this country do have a very...


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