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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Young People (21 Dec 2017)

Ronnie Cowan: What steps the Government is taking to protect young people from gambling-related harm.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (21 Dec 2017)

Carolyn Harris: What steps her Department is taking to tackle problem gambling.

Licensing Act 2003: Post-Legislative Scrutiny (Licensing Act 2003 Report) - Motion to Take Note (20 Dec 2017)

Lord Mancroft: ...committees, which are relatively new but important animals in your Lordships’ House. I served on the pre-legislative scrutiny committee—I can only say that this early in the evening—on the 2005 Gambling Bill, as it then was. Gambling was a subject in which I had, and retain, some interests. It was a very big Bill and the committee, which was a committee of both Houses,...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Analysis of Effectiveness of Provisions of this Act on Tax Avoidance and Evasion (19 Dec 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: ...at how we manage the vast flows of money across national boundaries around the world. It is the bankers who are the crooks—not the good bankers who look after our ordinary accounts, but those who gamble with money and often worthless bits of paper on the foreign exchanges. The hon. Member for Cheltenham talked about morality. Millions of ordinary people in this country do have a very...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (19 Dec 2017)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if her Department will commission annual research on the level of gambling-related harm in the UK.

Tackling Financial Exclusion (Financial Exclusion Report) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (18 Dec 2017)

Lord Bates: .... The noble Lord, Lord McKenzie, spoke about debt; the noble Lord, Lord Fellowes, spoke about rural bank networks. My noble friend Lord Holmes spoke about digital inclusion; the noble Lord, Lord Empey, spoke about gambling and addiction. The right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Birmingham spoke about the role of faith communities in responding to it. My noble friend Lord Northbrook spoke...

Tackling Financial Exclusion (Financial Exclusion Report) - Motion to Take Note (18 Dec 2017)

Lord Empey: .... It is one of the most fundamental things in front of us. I will refer to a few specific points which I raised with the committee. However, before I go on to that, the comments that have just been made on gambling need to be taken exceptionally seriously. During the committee’s deliberations, we were provided with evidence about advertising for gambling being shown at 2 or 3 am. We...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Gambling: Children and Young People (18 Dec 2017)

Rosena Allin-Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information his Department holds on the number of people between the age of 16 and 21 who were receiving treatment for gambling addiction in (a) 2010 and (b) 2017 to date.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Video Games: Classification Schemes (14 Dec 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...Europe - is used to classify video games content against criteria which includes, for example, depictions of violence, sexual scenes or themes, depictions of self-harm, drug use, bad language, gambling and the ability to interact online with other players. Video games are awarded 3, 7, 12, 16 or 18 PEGI age ratings as appropriate, and pictograms are attached to the games to indicate the...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (13 Dec 2017)

Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe: ..., deaths, marriages, separations and divorces; of success or failure in education, and in business or professional life; of disability or injury—and sometimes, sadly, of beneficiaries who have become addicted to drink, drugs or gambling. So let us imagine trustees of a discretionary trust who meet once or twice a year to consider how they will distribute income and whether they will...

Scottish Parliament: Finance (13 Dec 2017)

Willie Rennie: ...can also look at what the OBR has said about growth, with GDP forecasts having fallen every year and a real problem with inflation as a result of the fall in the value of the pound, which is a direct result of the Conservatives’ reckless gamble with a hard Brexit. We also have very concerning figures today about unemployment and employment. We really need to think again about...

Lotteries: Limits on Prize Values — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (12 Dec 2017)

Henry Bellingham: ...that these things always take longer than we expect, and I respect and understand her wish to avoid unintended consequences. I also entirely appreciate that there are issues around some aspects of gambling, but the people who buy society lottery tickets—yes, of course they are interested in that prize—want to support a charity on their doorstep that they feel an affinity with....

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued) (11 Dec 2017)

Baroness Howe of Idlicote: .... The new app is aimed at six to 12 year-olds. Will the new code apply just to this app or to the version of Facebook that permits access by those aged 13 and above as well? On 23 November, this House discussed online problem gambling. A number of interventions were made by noble Lords on online gambling sites that have games involving cartoon characters which look similar to characters...

Prison Reform and Safety: Financial Inclusion (7 Dec 2017)

Jeremy Quin: ...literacy, are fundamental. However, I am afraid that focusing on secondary level may be too late. A report by the Money Advice Service found that financial habits are largely formed by the age of seven. Worryingly, a separate study by the Gambling Commission found that nearly half a million children as young as 11 are gambling weekly. All we can do to increase financial literacy among...

Prison Reform and Safety: UK Fishing Industry (7 Dec 2017)

Ben Lake: ...best of times, but customs checks and additional delays in the process of trade will cause the value of the produce to deteriorate, which will render trade unviable and, in certain circumstances, impossible. By gambling away our existing trade relationship with the EU, we risk the creation of customs checks and a raft of non-tariff barriers. Empty rhetoric about “frictionless...

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


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