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Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (28 Mar 2017)

Kezia Dugdale: ...that for a moment—the leader of a Conservative Party that has caused so much division in our society; which has set Scotland against England in the general election; and whose reckless Brexit gamble brought us to this point, where leaving the EU just provides the SNP with the latest excuse that it was looking for to push for another referendum. Some humility from the Tories, and a...

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve (23 Mar 2017)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act. Secondly, the order classifies binary options as a type of financial instrument. This means that the regulation of binary options will move from the Gambling Commission, where they are currently regulated as bets, to the Financial Conduct Authority. An example would be betting a sum of money against the FTSE 100 rising by 50 points....

Premium Bonds - Question (23 Mar 2017)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ..., so the deal is not getting any better. What they are is a flutter but, as my horse will fall at the second fence in the Grand National in the fairly near future, I am not going to argue against gambling at this point.

Pension Schemes Bill [Lords]: Funder of the last resort (22 Mar 2017)

Alex Cunningham: ...scheme members are protected. I am glad that we have the Minister on record saying that there is no chance of a master trust going bust under the regulatory regime that this Bill creates. It is clearly a gamble that he is willing to take. Opposition Members are not prepared to gamble with people’s pension savings. In order to best protect scheme members, we need the strongest...

Digital Economy Bill - Report (2nd Day) (20 Mar 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...material available on a commercial basis to persons in the United Kingdom must have an effective process in place to verify that a user is over 18. This age verification already takes place online, from the gambling industry to mobile phone content to purchasing age-protected goods. There are various ways to age-verify online, as the noble Earl explained, and, as the industry is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Review of Stakes and Prizes (16 Mar 2017)

Patricia Gibson: Will the Minister reassure the House that firm action will be taken against fixed odds betting terminals—the so-called crack cocaine of gambling? In my constituency of North Ayrshire and Arran and the neighbouring one, there are 135 of these machines, on which a vulnerable player can lose £100 in a mere 20 seconds. Will the Government protect the vulnerable by capping the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (16 Mar 2017)

Natalie McGarry: ...areas of severe deprivation, as there is great proliferation of these machines on high streets in such areas right across the UK. Does the Secretary of State recognise that that is an anomaly in gambling regulation and that far tougher regulation is required?

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Publication of draft Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (15 Mar 2017)

Simon Kirby: ...(TCSPs), who are not registered by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) an extension of the fit and proper test to agents of money service businesses (MSBs), which will be carried out by HMRC the exemption of all gambling service providers from the requirements of the directive, except remote and non-remote casinos. The National Risk Assessment found that, whilst ML/TF risks exist in the...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Referendum (Reports on Implications for Scotland) (15 Mar 2017)

Tavish Scott: .... This one gathered dust instantly—or within three or four days—because of what has happened in the past couple of days. That was caused not by Nicola Sturgeon, or even Theresa May, but by David Cameron. His gamble to buy off the Conservative Party in order to try to mend a historic split within it caused the unholy mess that this country is now in—

Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note (14 Mar 2017)

Lord Bhattacharyya: ..., so it was not a flash in the pan. I have called for an industrial strategy for many years, sometimes in this House, but there has always been a perception that this meant picking winners. That is a gamble, not a strategy. Instead, we should create a framework to support growth, give new technologies time to prove their market value and help people acquire the skills new technologies...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (8 Mar 2017)

Chris Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the effect of permitting children to gamble in family entertainment centres on future gambling habits.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Cash Dispensing (8 Mar 2017)

Chris Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the effect of locating ATMs in gambling premises on the level of gambling.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (8 Mar 2017)

Chris Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the effect of displaying gaming machines in shop windows on the level of gambling in those shops.

Brexit: Options for Trade (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (2 Mar 2017)

Lord Horam: ...doorstep with only the possibilities of free-trade agreements with other countries, which may take a long time to complete and may not give us as much in total trade as we will lose by not continuing to be members of the customs union. There is no doubt that this is a huge gamble, and we live in perilous times—when you look at it this way. Some in these circumstances predict...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (2 Mar 2017)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 12 January (HL Deb, col 2064), how many times the Gambling Commission has taken action for failure to prevent underage gambling in each year since 2010; and what were the penalties issued in each case.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (2 Mar 2017)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 12 January (HL Deb, col 2064), what measures are available to the Gambling Commission to take action against overseas providers which fail to prevent underage gambling.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Children (2 Mar 2017)

Lord Harris of Haringey: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 12 January (HL Deb, col 2067), what measures are available to the Gambling Commission to take action against overseas providers who fail to prevent underage gambling.

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (27 Feb 2017)

Baroness Altmann: ...some kind of access to the single market, we are sacrificing the integrated supply chains so many of our smaller businesses depend on. If we believe that no deal is better than a bad deal, we are gambling millions of manufacturing jobs, 10% of our GDP and peaceful developments in Northern Ireland—our debate on Northern Ireland was particularly important this evening—in exchange...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Addiction (27 Feb 2017)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) drug addicts, (b) gambling addicts and (c) alcoholics in each of the last five years.

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (23 Feb 2017)

Derek Mackay: The Scottish Government has been clear that we would not take an unnecessary gamble with the additional rate, so, yes, that policy is still under review. We may revisit the additional rate, but we will do so based on the evidence. The First Minister has specifically instructed the Council of Economic Advisers to look at the issue so that, if we are to change the rate, we will do what is...


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