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Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Licensing (20 Feb 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many Gambling Commission remote-operating licences are held by gambling websites based outside of the UK; and in which jurisdictions such websites are located.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (9 Feb 2017)

Clive Efford: When the Government reduced the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals to £50, they accepted the principle that lowering the stake would have a positive impact on problem gambling. As part of the review, will you examine the success of that measure and, if it has been successful in dealing with that problem, will you consider reducing the stake even further?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Laundering: EU Law (9 Feb 2017)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...a draft of the new Money Laundering Regulations and will be open for a four week consultation. The draft regulations will reflect government positions on a number of policies including whether gambling service providers are exempt from the directives requirements.

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (4th Day) (8 Feb 2017)

Baroness Benjamin: Part 3, which provide protection for children only from 18-rated pornographic material, the filtering provisions engaged by this amendment help to protect adult content in the round, including gambling, violence, self-harm and so on. We should be in no doubt about the importance of adult content filters. However, I have a question for the Minister. This amendment effectively says to an...

National Shipbuilding Strategy — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (8 Feb 2017)

Steven Paterson: ...of protection against foreign exchange rates in arranging its finances, but does not it worry the Minister that such a large amount of the plan is predicated on foreign exchange rates, with the Government appearing to be gambling that the rate will not go up further? Given the Government position that economists cannot be trusted, which is what many current Ministers said during the recent...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Paul Blomfield: ...and with non-tariff barriers. We on this side of the House have been clear that, in the negotiations, it is the economy and jobs that should come first, but the Government have decided otherwise. They are taking a reckless gamble with people’s jobs and living standards by walking away from the single market and the customs union.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gaming Machines (8 Feb 2017)

Jane Ellison: Gambling regulation is a matter for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Gambling Commission. DCMS will publish an impact assessment on any changes proposed as a result of the ongoing Triennial Review into stakes and prizes on gaming machines and machine entitlements across all gambling premises.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gaming Machines (7 Feb 2017)

Jane Ellison: The Chancellor meets regularly with Cabinet colleagues for discussions on a wide range of issues. Gambling regulation is a matter for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Gambling Commission. DCMS will publish an impact assessment on any changes proposed as a result of the Triennial Review.

Scottish Parliament: Withdrawal from the European Union (Article 50) (7 Feb 2017)

Jackie Baillie: ...enterprise agencies are still suffering a budget cut of £50 million, which is on top of the £170 million of budget cuts to local services. I cannot help but reflect on how we got here. It is because a Tory Prime Minister gambled with the UK’s future prosperity by having a referendum because of internal divisions; his successor is determined to commit economic vandalism by...

Written Answers — Home Office: Sex Establishments: Licensing (6 Feb 2017)

Paul Blomfield: ...the potential merits of extending to people who are objecting to decisions to grant a sexual entertainment licence the same rights of appeal as people have who are objecting to alcohol and gambling licences.

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (2 Feb 2017)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: ...details may have sufficed, but may also have made identification of the individual all too easy. The noble Baroness, Lady Howe, is not in her place, but I understand that the site that does the gambling checks does it on the basis of credit card details. Clearly, that would not be appropriate in the context of the issues we are grappling with here. Thankfully, as we have heard, the...

Backbench Business: Alcohol Harm — [Robert Flello in the Chair] (2 Feb 2017)

Patricia Gibson: ...8212;it is worth noting that such discounts are now banned in Scotland. Scotland is the only part of the UK to produce such detailed information on alcohol, including sales data. Whether we are talking about alcohol, gambling, obesity or lack of physical activity, we need to consider how all of our high streets and neighbourhoods can support good health, rather than contributing to our ill...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: [2nd day] (1 Feb 2017)

Stephen Doughty: ...her own Benches to a hard, reckless Brexit. Instead of trying to bring the country together, she is now following the lead of a President whose values she does not share in a desperate scramble to make up for the gambles of her predecessor. We are at a turning point—that is certain—but whatever the result of the referendum, there is not only one route forward. We have a choice...

Scottish Parliament: State Pension Inequality (1 Feb 2017)

Jeane Freeman: entirely about reducing public expenditure because of a Tory Government’s thirldom to austerity economics that makes those who are least responsible pay for the proliferation of riches for the few and the mad casino gambling of minimally regulated banks that successive Tory and Labour Governments foisted on us. All this means major changes to the life plans and life chances of...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill (31 Jan 2017)

Maria Miller: co-operation has never been more important, I believe that as a nation we would benefit from being a member of a collaborative organisation like the EU, but the EU took a calculated gamble when Britain asked to renegotiate its terms of membership. The proposed reforms did not address the fundamental concerns of the British people, so voters made their voices heard; we have to...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: National Lottery (31 Jan 2017)

Tracey Crouch: ...established in order to support good cause projects across the UK in the Arts, Sport, Heritage and Community sectors, and has raised over £36bn since its launch in 1994. Under Section 95 of the Gambling Act, betting on the outcome of UK National Lottery draws including EuroMillions is prohibited to prevent funds being diverted from good causes and avoid any public confusion between...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures Review (25 Jan 2017)

Margaret Hodge: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans she has to meet representatives of (a) local authorities, (b) the gambling industry, (c) charities and (d) other relevant bodies ahead of the publication of the formal recommendations of the Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries: Regulation (25 Jan 2017)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to publish the report her Department received from the Gambling Commission on updating the regulations governing society lotteries.

Business without Debate: Stem Cell Transplants (24 Jan 2017)

Mark Tami: ...tried to organise that via the individual funding request route, which meant that Emma had to prove that she was an exceptional case. Emma was left waiting in the dark for four months, and her doctors had to fight her corner. During that time she was very unwell with infections, and her consultant decided to gamble and start her chemotherapy in preparation for a second stem cell transplant...

Wales Bill: Permanence of the National Assembly for Wales and Welsh Government (24 Jan 2017)

Alun Cairns: The hon. Gentleman makes a relevant point. We take the issue of problem gambling seriously. As I mentioned, we are committed to looking at all aspects of gaming machine regulations as part of a wide-ranging review of gambling. The regulation of fixed odds betting terminals is covered by the Gambling Act 2005, and we recognise that flaws exist in the current regulatory arrangements. They were...

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