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Scottish Parliament: State Pension Inequality (1 Feb 2017)

Jeane Freeman: ...is 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: ...international 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...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (23 Jan 2017)

Steven Agnew: ..., hear from the Examiner of Statutory Rules and see whether more confidence could be given. I cannot read the paper by the Examiner and not continue to be concerned by what is being put forward. This is a gamble. On the one hand, the prize is savings to the public purse. The Minister has not outlined as much. I notice that, last week, he did not refer to reducing to zero the cost to...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries: Regulation (23 Jan 2017)

Tracey Crouch: The Government’s response to the CMS Select Committee’s report on society lotteries advised that it intended to explore all the recommendations further, with advice from the Gambling Commission. We are carefully considering the issues raised by the Select Committee and expect to make an announcement in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures Review (19 Jan 2017)

David Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with the Gambling Commission after the date of the closure of the call for evidence for the Review of Gaming and Social Responsibility Measures.

Leaving the EU: Infrastructure in Wales — [Robert Flello in the Chair] (17 Jan 2017)

Paul Flynn: ...being one of the great economies. Standards are going to fall down to the bottom. They will not be brought up to the top, and we will not continue down the stable path that we were on in the past. Brexit is a great gamble, and it is right to look at it from a Welsh point of view. Important issues in Wales come up again and again, as they did when the Select Committee on Welsh Affairs went...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Horse Racing: Betting (17 Jan 2017)

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with the Gambling Commission on the application of Tattersalls Rule 4 deductions.

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Future Relationship with Europe (17 Jan 2017)

Mark Griffin: ...most vulnerable citizens a powerful means of redress and protecting us all against the misuse of state power. It is clear that the Tories, not content with putting Scotland’s place in the EU at risk through their reckless Brexit gamble, are willing to put the future of the UK in danger at every turn and are now pressing ahead with putting those human rights at risk, too. However, the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017: Motion to Delay (16 Jan 2017)

Steven Agnew: ...support the proposals brought forward by the Minister for the Economy, so we welcome the opportunity of an adjournment so that we can glean more information on them. The Minister has asked us to gamble on his proposal — gamble that it will save us more money in money not lost to the RHI scheme and save us more money than it will cost in potential legal cases, and I think that that...

Gambling: Young People - Question (12 Jan 2017)

Gambling: Young People - Question

Wales Bill - Report (2nd Day) (10 Jan 2017)

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth 83: Schedule 1, page 61, line 3, at end insert—“ExceptionIn the case of a betting premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005, other than one in respect of a track, the number of gaming machines authorised for which the maximum charge for use is more than £10 (or whether such machines are authorised).” Amendment 84 (as an amendment...

Leaving the EU: European Social Funding in Scotland and the UK (10 Jan 2017)

Natalie McGarry: ...model? The UK Government can, should and must do more. Ignorance, or indeed arrogance, will simply not suffice. It would be unforgivable for Scotland to be punished for a situation not of its own making; to suffer for an ill-judged Westminster gamble to appease Eurosceptic Back Benchers. Now is not the time for uncertainty for the further education sector or invaluable community projects....

Scottish Parliament: Protection and Promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (European Union) (10 Jan 2017)

Mark Griffin: ...to urge others to respect the rule of law and the freedoms and rights that every human being is entitled to. Scotland’s place in the UK and the EU was put at risk because of the Tories’ reckless Brexit gamble. The Tories have been willing to put the future of the UK in danger at every turn, and it is high time that they shouldered responsibility for that. Now, with Brexit,...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling (20 Dec 2016)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government has plans to produce a strategy to tackle problem gambling and reduce gambling-related harm.


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