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Civil Liability Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (15 May 2018)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...and my family for the rest of my life?’ Or ‘will my compensation payment keep pace with inflation in the long term?’”. Injured people need a fair system which recognises the fact that people with life-changing injuries should not have to gamble with the compensation which is carefully calculated to last for the rest of their lives. The fact that many people are so...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (15 May 2018)

Anne Main: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the potential switch from fixed odds betting terminals to online gambling if a £2 maximum stake is introduced.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (14 May 2018)

Tracey Crouch: .... The consultation outlined options for cutting the maximum stake of Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals to between £50 and £2 and invited views. The consultation closed on 23 January. On 19 March the Gambling Commission published its advice. The Government will consider this alongside the responses received by the consultation, including those from the industry and from others, and...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (14 May 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...and communities of gaming machines, including Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals. The framework for analysis in the impact assessment takes into account some isolated economic effects in other gambling markets but does not attempt to look at the effects on the rest of the economy (general equilibrium) because doing so would be disproportionate relative to the size of the policy impacts expected....

Representation of the People (Young People’S Enfranchisement) Bill (11 May 2018)

Karen Lee: Does the hon. Gentleman agree that voting is an entirely positive thing, whereas drinking, smoking and gambling really cannot be seen in the same light?

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

Robert Halfon: ..., what assessment his Department has made the effect of potential betting shop closures as a result of changes to the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals on trends in the level of illegal gambling.

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

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the level of consistency between the recent advice of the Gambling Commission to his Department and the proposed reduction in the maximum stake for fixed-odds betting terminals to £2.

Business of the House (10 May 2018)

Andrea Leadsom: We all want to see more steps taken to prevent and to get rid of the problem of gambling addiction. The Government will come forward soon with our proposed recommendations following the consultation that has been taking place.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (10 May 2018)

Kevin Brennan: ...the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the right hon. Member for Tatton (Ms McVey), has apparently blocked the Secretary of State from being able to make that announcement. Who is in charge of gambling policy in this country—him or the right hon. Member for Tatton?

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

Lord Chadlington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of annual gambling-related suicides in the UK; and what plans they have, if any, to conduct further research in this area.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (9 May 2018)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the economic and social costs of providing welfare and support services as a result of the high stakes being gambled on fixed-odds betting terminals.

Product Safety: Freezers and Refrigerators - Question (8 May 2018)

Lord Tomlinson: ...people are forced to pay very high interest rates on loans. It is not right when it comes to alcohol consumption levels, and it is certainly not right when it comes to massive stakes on fixed-odds gambling machines—so can I persuade him not to issue that mantra again?

Brexit: Logistics Industry - Question (8 May 2018)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: ...seem to be at sixes and sevens over whether or not we are going to leave the European Union. I am certain that we will not leave the European Union. Last week we had a Question on the dangers of gambling, particularly internet gambling, but I am prepared to make a wager with the Minister of at least £10—I am a generous Scotsman—that by the date designated for exiting we...

Health and Social Care: Supporting People with Mental Health Problems (8 May 2018)

Vincent Cable: Is the Minister aware of the growing incidence of mental illness associated with gambling addiction and of the rapid rise in suicides as a consequence? Will she try to ensure that there is adequate psychiatric capacity within the NHS, and will she liaise with her colleagues in the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport on preventive action?

Gambling Advertising - Question (3 May 2018)

Gambling Advertising - Question

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling (3 May 2018)

Tom Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people who have a gambling addiction.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (3 May 2018)

Tom Watson: ..., Culture, Media and Sport, how many meetings he has had with (a) officials and (b) Ministers of the Department of Health and Social Care under its current and previous names to discuss problem gambling over the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (3 May 2018)

Tom Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the system of voluntary contributions from the gambling industry to fund research, education and treatment of gambling disorder.


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