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09 Jul 2018

New additions to House of Commons Library

As our regular readers will know we like to keep you advised of items of interest that are placed in the House of Commons Library. These are usually briefing papers written to  provide MPs and their staff with “ impartial briefing and e...

05 Jul 2018

Gambling - Gambling advertising: regulation in Great Britain - Commons Briefing Paper

We keep a close eye on relevant Briefing Papers published by the House of Commons Library, which we believe would be of interest to our sector.We have previously highlighted the Library’s briefing paper on “Gambling advertising: regu...

04 Jul 2018

PPL consultation on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff

The music licensing company PPL has this week launched a consultation relating to its Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff, setting out PPL’s thinking in relation to tariff scope, tariff structure, fees and implementa...

03 Jul 2018

Gambling - DCMS Consultation on Society Lottery Reform

On Friday 29th June the DCMS launched a consultation on Society Lottery Reform which will run until 11:45pm on 7th September 2018.The consultation explores a number of proposals including raising the annual limit of society lottery sales from &p...

03 Jul 2018

Gambling - Gambling Commission's Enforcement Report 2017-2018

For the first time since the creation of the Gambling Commission has published a report of the enforcement action it has taken over the past year.The new Chief Executive of the Commission, Neil McArthur,  states in his foreword to the repor...

03 Jul 2018

Gambling - Gambling Commission's response to RGSB report.

The Gambling Commission has now published its response to the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) report ‘Trends in Children’s Gambling’.The response is qualified as it is the Commission’s initial response to the R...