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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (7 Sep 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what Government assistance is provided to people made financially destitute by gambling addiction.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Betting Shops (7 Sep 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make it her policy to introduce stricter obligations on betting shops to determine the financial capacity of people gambling large sums.

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (6 Sep 2017)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...to seek advice. I would have thought a clear case of that would be where it is available but they might feel intimidated—actually intimidated or intimidated by the environment. The noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, touched on the important issue of gambling. There is quite a chilling paragraph or two in that report about online providers deliberately targeting vulnerable people at two or...

Taxable Benefits (6 Sep 2017)

Wes Streeting: ...begrudge them one penny. I do, however, begrudge the unfairness of Northern Ireland being given preferential treatment over England, Wales and Scotland for no other reason than that the Prime Minister took a gamble. She has paid a heavy personal political price for that, but I am less bothered about that. I am really bothered about the fact that the taxpayers we represent in England, Wales...

Brexit: UK-Irish Relations - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (5 Sep 2017)

Lord Bew: ...a hard Brexit. It will be particularly hard also on Irish SMEs, which are locked into the UK. It is as simple as that. They are talking about 40,000 job losses. This is the real Ireland. This is the heart of Irish society we are talking about here. The Irish Government are taking a gamble on their foreign direct investment sector. They are going to gamble that the European Union is never...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (5 Sep 2017)

Willie Rennie: ...plan is based on using investment to deliver reform, investing in the talents of our people to achieve great things and to lift the economy, decentralising power and bringing back democracy. I am afraid the Conservatives’ reckless gamble on Europe means that the Houses of Parliament will be dominated by that subject for some time. We remain of the view that Brexit will be damaging....

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries (20 Jul 2017)

Tracey Crouch: ...31-december-2015 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dcms-ministerial- gifts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings-july-to-september-2015 b) Officials of the department meet regularly with Camelot and the Gambling Commission to discuss their role as Lottery operator. In the last 24 months, officials have met with Lottoland 2 times (03/07/17 and 29/07/17), The Health Lottery once...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (20 Jul 2017)

Tracey Crouch: ...work on the review the Department has considered research and evidence from a variety of external sources, as well as the responses received to the call for evidence. The RGSB was set up by the Gambling Commission to advise on priorities for research relating to responsible gambling. GambleAware, an independent charity, leads on commissioning and funding research into gambling-related...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (20 Jul 2017)

David Lammy: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what meetings she and Ministers of her Department have held with gambling companies, campaigners and charities on her Department's review of fixed-odds betting terminals.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Gambling (20 Jul 2017)

Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the potential link between alcohol and problem gambling; and what steps he is taking to tackle that link.

Strategic Road Network: South West (19 Jul 2017)

Ian Liddell-Grainger: ...on to the M5 and home. Occasionally, if I am in a hurry, I will risk the A303 and the A358 into Taunton—my hon. Friend the Member for Yeovil knows how tricky that is—but from drivers’ point of view that is a gamble. They face swarms of druid-fanciers at Stonehenge, armies of articulated lorries struggling up hills and enough caravans to drive Jeremy Clarkson...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Yields: Gambling (17 Jul 2017)

Laurence Robertson: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the return to the public purse has been of (a) Fixed Odds Betting Terminals and (b) other forms of gambling in the last five years for which figures are available.

Bill Presented: Passchendaele (13 Jul 2017)

Julian Lewis: ...fruitlessly after that date? Why risk the colossal price of failure when the balance of forces at the strategic level was shifting so dramatically? The German leadership fully understood the significance of American belligerency. They therefore gambled everything in the spring of 1918 to exploit the collapse of Russia before the United States could make a real difference. It was therefore...

Brexit: Risks to NHS Sustainability - Question for Short Debate (12 Jul 2017)

Lord Clark of Windermere: ...expose ourselves. To put this issue in context, half a million scans are performed every year in Britain using imported isotopes and, on top of that, over 10,000 cancer patients have treatment involving their use. I just think that it is too big a gamble to take a decision on what I can only think are ideological grounds. That is a big, big error and I hope that the Government will rethink...

Exiting the European Union and Global Trade (6 Jul 2017)

Hannah Bardell: ...stand still and reach the position we now have with full access to the single market. Scotland’s businesses are well placed to take advantage of the opportunities to sell their products across Europe and the world. If we leave the single market, we gamble with a market of 500 million people and free trade deals with 90 countries around the world. The Tory manifesto contained a pledge...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries: Regulation (4 Jul 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Government's response to the CMS Select Committee's report on society lotteries advised that it intended to explore all the recommendations further, with advice from the Gambling Commission. We are carefully considering the issues raised by the Select Committee and expect to make an announcement in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries (4 Jul 2017)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will bring forward proposals to require advertising of the National Gambling Helpline or BeGambleAware.org at the point of sale of lottery products, both in shops and online.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (29 Jun 2017)

Baroness Sherlock: ...companies and service providers to support prevention and counter internet harm. Can the Minister give us some detail on that when he comes to respond? There are other areas which I hope will get picked up in the debate concerning digital infrastructure, a fair deal for arts and culture, funding for grass-roots sport and, crucially, the review of gambling stakes and prizes, where I really...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (29 Jun 2017)

David Linden: Further to the point raised by the hon. Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter Bottomley), will the Minister get a move on and get a grip on the crack cocaine of gambling—the fixed odds betting terminals? Shettleston Road, Tollcross Road and Baillieston Main Street in my constituency are awash with bookmakers, and we need action on this sooner rather than later.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (28 Jun 2017)

Lord Monks: ...do not have to be here. If we flop outside the single market and the customs union, and if there are new tariff and non-tariff barriers, will they stay? We do not really know, do we? It is a hell of gamble to take with such an important part of the British economy. Can we really negotiate a comprehensive free trade deal, or even bespoke transitional arrangements, before 2019 is up? I fear...


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