Betting Terminals APPG

First Registered: 03/06/2016 • Last updated on: 15/02/2017

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Recent Documents related to Betting Terminals

1. Revenue and Customs Brief 5 (2020): VAT treatment on fixed odds betting terminals and gaming machines
26/05/2020 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: Brief 5 (2020): VAT treatment on fixed odds betting terminals and gaming machines This brief explains

2. Fixed odds betting terminals
06/02/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: odds betting terminals By John Woodhouse Inside: 1. What are fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs)

3. FIXED ODD BETTING TERMINALS
12/07/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: welcomes the re-establishment of the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals All-Party Parliamentary Group; acknowledges

4. Betting shops: licensing and planning issues
19/01/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number 6919, 19 January 2018 Betting shops: licensing and planning issues By John Woodhouse

5. Improve the safeguards for fixed-odds-betting-terminals in all venues.
17/07/2021 - Petitions

Found: implemented into ALL venues that operate fixed-odds-betting-terminals, meaning those people who're addicted can

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Recent Speeches related to Betting Terminals

1. Fixed Odds Betting Terminals
01/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: terminals. The reduction in stakes for fixed odds betting terminals is an important change and it is the right - Speech Link
2: and that the Government would reduce fixed odds betting terminal stakes. Everyone on both sides of the - Speech Link
3: was not solely about the reduction in fixed odds betting terminal stakes. Important though that is, the - Speech Link

2. Gambling-Related Harm
19/03/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Vietnam. He began gambling at 17 and would visit betting shops during his school lunch break. By 18, he - Speech Link
2: Live televised sports events are swamped with betting adverts and inducements to bet. The impression - Speech Link
3: work in this area, not least on fixed odds betting terminals, which are described as the “crack cocaine - Speech Link

3. Point of Order
15/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: be accessed online, the words “Fixed odds betting terminals” were put in. At the moment, “Policy” could - Speech Link

4. Gaming Machines
17/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: particular, B2 gaming machines or fixed odds betting terminals—FOBTs—generated enormous interest throughout - Speech Link
2: this decision have argued for restrictions on betting advertising for football in particular. Given that - Speech Link
3: we have addressed the harm of fixed odds betting terminals and we are working very closely with the industry - Speech Link

5. Gaming Machine (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocation) Regulations 2018
18/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: these machines in betting shops as their main form of gambling. Gaming machines in betting shops also account - Speech Link
2: Lords, having campaigned against fixed-odds betting terminals for many years, I am truly delighted that - Speech Link
3: University—although I was—but because I go into betting shops, which is probably not true of many noble - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Betting Terminals
1. Betting
asked by: Baroness Mallalieu
17/02/2021
... an impact assessment on industries interlinked with the UK betting sector before implementing the affordability checks proposed by the Gambling Commission.

2. Betting
asked by: Richard Holden
27/03/2020
... whether the Government plans to review the use of dormant betting accounts.

3. Betting
asked by: Lord Bishop of St Albans
16/07/2019
... on what evidence they based their claim that the Bet Regret campaign is showing promising results.

4. Betting
asked by: Baroness Thornton
22/01/2019
... whether this discriminates against those whose disability means that they can only place bets in a shop.

5. Betting
asked by: Jim Cunningham
20/02/2018
... what estimate he has made of the amount taken by (a) betting shops and (b) online betting portals in the UK in each of the last five years.

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Carolyn Harris
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Stuart C McDonald
Vice Chair
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Peter Bottomley
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Conservative - Worthing West
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