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To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate the Government has made of the costs to the public purse arising from the harm caused by fixed-odds betting terminals in each of the last three years.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has undertaken a comparative assessment of the levels of remote gaming duty in other European countries; and if he will make a statement.
The Government does not have information on revenue from category B2 machines, information on machine gaming duty receipts can be found on UK Trade Info and the latest forecasts of future revenue were published by the OBR at Spring Statement 2018.
Detailed information is not available to quantify costs to the public purse from use of B2 machines.
DCMS plan to engage with the gambling industry to ensure it is given sufficient time to implement the technological changes and restructure its business model accordingly.
HM Treasury keeps all taxes under review, and international comparison is part of that process.