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This week the All-Party Parliamentary Group on gambling-related harm, a group of more than 50 MPs, published its. Thursday June 18 2020, 12.01am, The Times Carolyn Harris and Iain Duncan Smith.
Gambling Addiction Fuels Serious Public Health Issues in the UK, Says All-Party Parliamentary Group. Tue 12 Nov 2019 11.04 Daniel Williams. 0. SHARES. Share Tweet. Over the last few years, anti-gambling campaigners have been trying to bring more attention to gambling addiction, describing it as a serious medical condition that could not only have a negative impact on players’ finances but.
Carolyn Harris MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Gambling Related Harm, and Vice Chairman Iain Duncan Smith MP, said: “We must not stand by and continue to watch an industry with very few limits profiteering from vulnerable people”. Last week, the APPG published a report with over 30 recommendations, following a year-long inquiry into the UK’s online betting.
Gambling firms lost more than a billion pounds in value on the stock exchange yesterday after an influential cross-party group of MPs called for a major reform of the online sector. An interim report by the group of MPs into online gambling recommended the introduction of stake and deposit limits on casino games, and described the Gambling Commission as not being fit for purpose.
On 16 June 2020, the Gambling Related Harm All-Party Parliamentary Group published their final report following their year-long inquiry into online gambling harm. Whilst the Group rejects any suggestion that it is anti-gambling or prohibitionist, and asserts that any such suggestion is to debase what is an important discussion to protect vulnerable people and children and prevent online.
An All-Party Parliamentary Group on Problem Gambling has been set up and there have been numerous debates in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords on the issue. Betting firms have also been called out for taking advantage of vulnerable people. From advertising, to encouraging gambling addicts to keep spending, to refusing to give enough to fund treatment, the spotlight is well and.
BHB PRESENTS RACING’S CASE TO ALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP. 07 Jul 1999 Pre-2014 Releases. The British Horseracing Board this week reiterated to parliamentarians its case for a substantial increase in the amount of money returned to racing by the betting industry through the Levy. BHB Chairman, Peter Savill, and Chief Executive, Tristram Ricketts, addressed a private session of the All.