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Scottish Parliament: Parcel Delivery Charges (6 Dec 2017)

Gail Ross: ...the charges? The situation in the far north has become so frustrating that a local Wick man, Gary Gunn, has set up his own delivery company, to counter the excessive charges. He says that he took a gamble in leaving his job but although he has been in business for only four weeks he has been inundated with orders. On his Facebook page, he tells people where he is heading on certain days...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling and Alcoholic Drinks: Addictions (5 Dec 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to help professional sports-persons avoid or lose their addiction to gambling and alcohol.

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

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of whether the gambling industry has invested 0.1 per cent of gross gaming yield in supporting those who suffer from gambling-related harm in the last year.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Prizes (29 Nov 2017)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what data source her Department used to inform the recent consultation on stakes and prizes on the percentage of problem and at-risk gamblers for various different stakes.

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (28 Nov 2017)

Communications Committee: The advertising industry. 3:15 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 3:30 PM) Mr Phil Smith, Director General, Incorporated Society of British Advertisers Ms Katharine Newby Grant, Associate Director, Media - Northern Europe, Procter and Gamble (at 4:30 PM) Mr Matt Rogerson, Head of Public Policy, Guardian Media Group Mr Henry Faure Walker, Board Member, News Media Association

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Video Games (27 Nov 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October to Question 106042, on gambling: video games, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of current legislation in protecting people against loot boxes within computer games.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Gambling: Mental Health (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Porter of Spalding: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the link between mental health and problem gambling; and what steps they are taking to address that link.

Online Gambling - Motion to Take Note (23 Nov 2017)

Lord Browne of Belmont: ...for setting out what has been done, but the Government should not underestimate the level of public concern and I hope they will mediate on the political significance of the recent evidence from the Gambling Commission. Public faith in gambling has fallen dramatically in the past nine years. While I certainly did not hear complacency in the Minister’s response, I am not totally...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (23 Nov 2017)

Tracey Crouch: ...regarding wider economic effects and the impact on individuals and communities. 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...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (6th Day) (22 Nov 2017)

...8212;“(15) In this section, “the data protection legislation” has the same meaning as in the Data Protection Act 2017 (see section 2 of that Act).”Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4)81_(1) Section 107 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (disclosure of information to the Commission) is amended as follows.(2) In subsection (3)(a), for “the Data Protection...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines: North West Durham (22 Nov 2017)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the effect of fixed-odds betting terminals on gambling addiction rates in North West Durham.

Scottish Parliament: Suicide Prevention (21 Nov 2017)

Johann Lamont: ...Lennon rightly highlighted the impact of poverty and disadvantage on the prevalence of suicide and the experience of addiction. I note for the minister the high prevalence of suicide among those whose addiction is to gambling. That experience is often not properly recognised in terms of support. To be clear, I do not lay at the door of the Scottish Government direct responsibility for...

Duties of Customs (20 Nov 2017)

Ian Murray: ...refuses even to use his to point to just one organisation that says our position will be even remotely similar once we have left the EU. The answer is clearly none. The Government are on the wrong track and gambling everything—the family silver, everything—on a no-deal scenario. On the impact of our leaving the customs union, I want to deal with a few particular sectors. My...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gambling: Excise Duties (20 Nov 2017)

Ian Lucas: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what income the Exchequer has received from duty on (a) online gambling and (b) betting shop income in each of the last five years.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (16 Nov 2017)

Mary Glindon: With more than 430,000 people having a serious gambling addiction and a further 2 million people possibly developing one, can the Minister say exactly what the Government are doing to tackle this serious problem?

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines (16 Nov 2017)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the wider economic effect, other than on gambling industry revenue and player utility, of reducing B2 machine stakes; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Internet (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the practice of certain online gambling providers contacting infrequent users via email in order to advise them to return to the service or risk having their accounts frozen and winnings removed; and what assessment they have made of the likely effect of that practice on gambling addiction.

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (13 Nov 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...BBFC is in discussion with the Information Commissioner’s Office to ensure that best practice is observed. Age verification controls are already in place in other areas of internet content access; for example, licensed gambling sites are required to have them in place. They are also in place for UK-based video-on-demand services. The BBFC will be able to learn from how these operate,...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (13 Nov 2017)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ..., Lord Clement-Jones, said, for doing so in such a comprehensive way. It is in the context of the much wider range of issues that the noble Lord, Lord Moynihan, has been pursuing regarding how sport, gambling and fairness are issues that all need to be taken together. We have been supporting him on those issues, which need legislation behind them. Noble Lords may not be aware that we have...


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