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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what work they have undertaken to ensure that the burden on companies applying for a gambling licence is minimised in line with their priorities to reduce red tape; and whether they considered the ability of such companies to compete against unlicensed operators in any such work. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL994 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission is responsible for ensuring that the costs of applying for a Commission licence, and the regulatory burden of complying with it, are the minimum necessary to ensure compatibility with the licensing objectives.</p><p> </p><p>The Commission keeps its licensing arrangements and licence conditions and codes (LCCP) under review. Recently it consulted on improved licensing processes for moving to an online licence application process, and introducing a multi-jurisdictional form to reduce the costs for applicants applying for licences in more than one jurisdiction.</p><p> </p><p>In advance of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 coming into force on 1<sup>st</sup> October, the Commission has been working with operators and overseas regulators to avoid duplication and undue regulatory burden wherever possible – for example, minimising the need for operators to duplicate material or assurances that can be obtained from an operator's host nation regulator. These consultations have enabled the Commission to take into account the impact on the relative attractiveness of operating legally in a regulated market compared to the risks of operating illegally.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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HL992 more like this
HL993 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:20:11.251183Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1833
star this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he and officials in his Department have had with their counterparts in other Departments on a national gambling strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 225488 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and his officials have had no discussions with other Government departments on the subject of a national gambling strategy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has not made an assessment of the effects of gambling on mental health. We do not centrally hold information on the amount spent on counselling for people with a gambling addiction in the last 12 months.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This Government has invested over £400 million in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy programme over the spending review period to make a choice of psychological therapies available for those who need them in all parts of England. This includes people who experience mental ill health as a result of an addiction to gambling.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>Achieving Better Access to Mental Health Services by 2020,</em> published in October 2014, articulates our ambition and the immediate actions we are taking to achieve better access and waiting times in mental health services. It includes the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies commitment of treatment within six weeks for 75% of people with 95% of people being treated within 18 weeks.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 225496 more like this
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less than 2015-03-02T17:42:51.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-02T17:42:51.637Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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4036
star this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-25more like thismore than 2015-02-25
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what data his Department holds on and what assessment it has made of the effects of gambling on mental health; and how much his Department spent on counselling for people with an addiction to gambling in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 225496 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and his officials have had no discussions with other Government departments on the subject of a national gambling strategy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has not made an assessment of the effects of gambling on mental health. We do not centrally hold information on the amount spent on counselling for people with a gambling addiction in the last 12 months.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This Government has invested over £400 million in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy programme over the spending review period to make a choice of psychological therapies available for those who need them in all parts of England. This includes people who experience mental ill health as a result of an addiction to gambling.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>Achieving Better Access to Mental Health Services by 2020,</em> published in October 2014, articulates our ambition and the immediate actions we are taking to achieve better access and waiting times in mental health services. It includes the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies commitment of treatment within six weeks for 75% of people with 95% of people being treated within 18 weeks.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 225488 more like this
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less than 2015-03-02T17:42:51.777Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-02T17:42:51.777Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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4036
star this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
100324
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the Gambling Commission on financial transaction and IP blocking; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eltham more like this
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Clive Efford more like this
star this property uin 211611 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>DCMS officials and I hold regular discussions with the Gambling Commission on a range of matters including arrangements for enforcing the new licensing regime for remote gambling operators, which comes into force on 1 November 2014.</p><p>These enforcement arrangements include the disruption of illegal financial transactions. Companies such as MasterCard, Visa and PayPal are working with the Gambling Commission to ensure the termination of financial processing contracts with unlicensed gambling operators.</p><p>The Government and the Gambling Commission will assess the effectiveness of this approach, to enable Government to ensure that the Gambling Commission continues to have all of the enforcement tools that it needs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T09:59:39.3015601Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T09:59:39.3015601Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Clive Efford more like this
100325
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress he has made on introducing a one stop shop for problem gamblers; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eltham more like this
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Clive Efford more like this
star this property uin 211609 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission is currently consulting on a requirement for gambling operators to allow individuals to exclude themselves from gambling, by making a single request to exclude from all online gambling, and a single request to exclude from all land-based gambling within a local area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Maidstone and The Weald more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T09:49:41.8221624Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T09:49:41.8221624Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Helen Grant more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Clive Efford more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-05more like thismore than 2015-02-05
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what meetings he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport about gambling addiction since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 223642 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Health has had no discussions or meetings with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the subject of gambling addiction.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2015-02-10T12:21:51.573Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T12:21:51.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current level of gambling addiction in the United Kingdom, and the comparable figure from before the coming into force of the Gambling Act 2005. more like this
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Lord Chadlington more like this
star this property uin HL506 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
star this property answer text <p>The England and Scotland Health Surveys and the British Gambling Prevalence Surveys contain data on problem gambling levels going back to 1999. The approach and methodology for these different surveys are broadly comparable and show that there has been very little significant change in the levels of problem gambling since 1999, with current levels at around 0.5% of the adult population compared to 0.8% in 1999. Nevertheless the Government remains determined to tackle problem gambling and is working with the Gambling Commission and the industry to improve measures to prevent harm.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T16:45:11.17Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T16:45:11.17Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Chadlington more like this
77261
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the estimated average number of licence applications that a single operator of a sports book, online casino, poker room or gambling software provider would need to submit in order to comply fully with Gambling Commission licensing requirements. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL995 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Gambling operators can make one application to the Gambling Commission for multiple activities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:20:48.4031812Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:20:48.4031812Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
90899
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government which provisions of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 enable the sharing of information received by the Gambling Commission with overseas regulators, where such information is not required for an overseas criminal investigation or overseas criminal proceedings. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL1825 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-22more like thismore than 2014-09-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 does not affect existing position in respect of the Gambling Commission’s ability to share information with overseas regulators.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Newby more like this
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less than 2014-09-22T13:52:34.9401784Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-22T13:52:34.9401784Z
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1916
star this property label Biography information for Lord Newby more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gambling remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what type of information the Gambling Commission intends to share with overseas regulators. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL1826 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-22more like thismore than 2014-09-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The type of information that the Gambling Commission may share with overseas regulators in the course of carrying out its licensing and regulatory functions will depend on the circumstances. Of course, all information is shared subject to generally applicable legal requirements such as those arising under data protection law.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Newby more like this
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less than 2014-09-22T13:51:30.2725676Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-22T13:51:30.2725676Z
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1916
star this property label Biography information for Lord Newby more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this