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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Horse Racing: Betting (9 Oct 2017)

Tracey Crouch: As I made clear at Departmental Oral Questions on 18 September, I am determined that the gambling industry acknowledges its social responsibilities, including properly funding the work undertaken by GambleAware, and other organisations, on research, education and treatment for gambling-related harm. The industry currently contributes over £8 million per year to GambleAware. GambleAware...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (4 Oct 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate she has made of the cost to the UK economy of problem gambling.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Internet (20 Sep 2017)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to incorporate a review of online gambling into the Triennial Review of Gaming Machine Stake and Prize Limits.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Betting: Internet (20 Sep 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...individuals to be sought, or applying additional safeguards where data processing is allowed in the absence of consent. All betting firms are required to have a licence to operate from the Gambling Commission. A condition in the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice holds licensed operators responsible for the actions and behaviours of their affiliates. The Commission published an...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries: Regulation (19 Sep 2017)

Amanda Milling: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to publish the proposals from the Gambling Commission for the reform of the Society Lottery sector.

Children: Gambling Advertisements - Motion to Take Note (14 Sep 2017)

Lord Chadlington: ...to my time as chair of Action on Addiction. That experience convinced me that I have the addiction gene, if there is such a thing, and workaholism is my preferred addiction. I never fell foul of a gambling addiction, mainly because I was brought up in a small Welsh family and my parenting was remarkably good. In the Government’s proposals, I shall look for what they are doing to help...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (14 Sep 2017)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate her Department has made of the number of people identified as problem gamblers in each of the last five years; and if she will make a statement.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (14 Sep 2017)

Diana R. Johnson: I thank the Minister for reiterating that answer, but has she given any thought to the fact that the gambling industry is failing to meet the 0.1% donation suggested by GambleAware to help to fund research and the treatment of people suffering from gambling addictions? Will she now act on that?

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (14 Sep 2017)

Tom Watson: Does the Secretary of State believe our gambling laws are fit for purpose?

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (13 Sep 2017)

Tracey Crouch: On 24 August the Gambling Commission published a report that draws together evidence on gambling behaviour, including that on fixed odds betting terminals, in England, Scotland and Wales. The report can be found here: http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/survey-data/Gamblin g-behaviour-in-Great-Britain-2015.pdf

Gaming Machines - Question (12 Sep 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: My Lords, the noble Lord has misunderstood several things. First, the Chancellor has said publicly that he fully supports the work of DCMS to ensure that the UK’s gambling regime continues to balance the needs of vulnerable people, consumers who gamble responsibly and those who work in this sector. Of the 2.38 million who are at risk, 1.4 million are at low risk, and I completely...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines: Addictions (11 Sep 2017)

Anne Main: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment she has made of the effect of gaming machines on levels of gambling addiction.

Digital Understanding - Motion to Take Note (7 Sep 2017)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...millions of financial scams every week, with data and identities constantly at risk from cyberattacks. Which? has produced very good reports on this scourge. I am also referring to access to the compulsive dangers of gambling and drugs, and to bullying online, child abuse, pornography and Islamist extremism. There is also biased, unregulated and annoying advertising, putting the offline...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (7 Sep 2017)

John Martin McDonnell: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HM Treasury has exempted gambling services from The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017.

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

Tracey Crouch: The Government is alive to the concerns around the clustering of betting shops. Since 2015, planning permission has been required for any new betting shops on the high street. In addition, the Gambling Act 2005 requires local authorities to set out in a statement of policy the principles by which they manage the gambling environment in the local area. The statement can be used to set out...

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

Tracey Crouch: The Gambling Commission's Gaming Machine Technical Standards states that the game cycle for a B2 gaming machines (also known as Fixed Odds Betting Terminals) must last at least 20 seconds to complete. The Gambling Commission is responsible for ensuring that operators adhere to these requirements. The review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures that I announced in October 2016...

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...


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