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star this property date less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Sports: Schools more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the role that physical education and school sport can play in promoting mental wellbeing amongst children and young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 202750 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>Physical education and school sport is vital in promoting mental wellbeing amongst children and young people. The recent publication of data from the Active Lives: Children and Young People survey confirms that active children are happier: the most active children report a mean happiness score of 7.5 (out of 10), compared to 6.8 for those who are less active. Benefits include building confidence, managing anxiety and depression, and increasing self-esteem, cognitive skills and improving learning and attainment.</p><p> </p><p>In December last year the Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education published Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper, which highlighted how important physical activity is for good mental health and wellbeing. Furthermore, the cross-government sport strategy, Sporting Future, sets mental wellbeing as one of its five key outcomes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-12-20T13:34:34.093Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the June 2018 Gambling Commission advice on society lotteries which noted that such lotteries have not affected National Lottery sales and both represent complementary streams of funding for the charity sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 196220 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>DCMS requested advice from the Gambling Commission on potential reforms to society lotteries following the publication of the Select Committee’s report in March 2015. The Gambling Commission were asked to make recommendations considering three high level objectives:</p><p> </p><ol><li>The regulatory framework for society lotteries should not be overly burdensome and new entrants should not face unnecessary barriers;</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="2"><li>Public trust and confidence in society lotteries and the good causes with which they are associated should be maintained;</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="3"><li>Reform should not jeopardise the position of the National Lottery and its returns to good causes.</li></ol><p> </p><p>This advice was published in June 2018 alongside the consultation on society lotteries which closed on 7 September 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Evidence from the Gambling Commission suggests that to date society lottery sales have not significantly impacted the National Lottery. Any changes must maintain this balance, enabling society lotteries to grow without detriment to the National Lottery.</p><p> </p><p>The consultation received over 1,600 responses and my officials are now in the process of considering the range of views that were submitted, including evidence about the potential impact on the National Lottery. I hope to formally respond to the consultation in the first half of 2019.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-05T16:08:28.503Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T16:08:28.503Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries: Charities more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of charities that have more than one society lottery licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 195096 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 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>Licensing of society lotteries is the responsibility of the Gambling Commission. Their most recent figures from March 2017 show there are 319 lotteries that hold two licences. One licence is required to sell by remote channels (such as online or over the telephone) and a separate licence is required to sell by non-remote channels (in person).</p><p> </p><p>There are three charities that hold multiple licences. These are Macmillan, Royal British Legion and Age UK.</p><p> </p><p>Some societies also come together under a common umbrella brand, managed by licensed External Lottery Managers. The societies that make up an umbrella brand are legally separate to each other and will each hold the relevant licence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T15:37:50.48Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to meet its objective of helping society lotteries to thrive. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 195097 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 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>Society lotteries are an important fundraising tool, raising hundreds of millions of pounds every year for many good causes.</p><p> </p><p>We are committed to ensuring both society lotteries and the National Lottery are able to thrive. The Department launched a consultation in June 2018 considering proposals to amend society lottery sales and prize limits. This aims to allow society lotteries to grow while protecting the National Lottery. The consultation closed on 7 September and my officials are now carefully considering responses. We hope to respond to the consultation in the first half of next year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T15:38:50.693Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T15:38:50.693Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries: Licensing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate his Department has made of the average licensing costs for organisations with more than one society lottery licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 196778 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 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
star this property answer text <p>Gambling Commission licensing fees include application fees and annual fees, and vary depending on the type of licence required and the amount of proceeds per annum. One-off application fees range from £163 to £325 per licence, and annual fees from £348 to £1,458. My Department has not looked at average licensing costs of society lotteries holding multiple licences.<strong><br> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-06T16:18:02.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-06T16:18:02.843Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Gambling Commission’s Review of society lotteries advice, published in June 2018, (a) what assessment he has made of the conclusion that there was no statistically significant effect of society lotteries affecting National Lottery sales on his proposal to allow an increase in the amount that a large society lottery can raise per year and (b) if he will bring in legislation to reform society lottery sector to support fundraising for charitable causes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 196779 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission published its advice to government alongside the government’s consultation on society lotteries reform. The advice reported that to date, society lotteries have not had a statistically significant effect on National Lottery sales. The consultation presented the Government’s preferred options and sought views on legislative options to reform the society lottery sector. The consultation closed on 7 September and we received over 1,600 responses. I am now carefully considering all of the views and evidence. I hope to formally respond in the first half of next year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:57:01.587Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:57:01.587Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Voluntary Work: Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to protect youth volunteering charities from financial difficulty; when his Department became aware of the financial difficulties facing vInspired; whether his Department is aware of other regional providers of the National Citizen Service who are in similar financial difficulties; and what estimate his Department has made of the number of young people affected by the closure of vInspired. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 199447 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>DCMS invests in youth organisations in a number of ways including the National Citizen Service and the Youth Investment and #iwill Funds in partnership with Big Lottery Fund.</p><p> </p><p>Independent charities are responsible for managing their own funding through various mechanisms including donations, trading and investment; and are accountable for their own financial solvency.</p><p> </p><p>vInspired informed DCMS officials that they were in financial difficulties and expected to shortly commence insolvency procedures in November 2018.</p><p> </p><p>vInspired Education are responsible for delivering the NCS programme in the North East, however this is a separate legal entity to vInspired. We are not aware of any regional providers of NCS who are in financial difficulties.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has assessed that there is no impact to young people on the NCS programme in the North East, and we do not currently hold an estimate of the number of young people who may be affected by other services vInspired provided.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:01:02.77Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:01:02.77Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Services: Lambeth more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many youth service centres have closed down in Lambeth in each month since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 200636 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 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The data concerning the number of youth service centres that have closed down in Lambeth in each month since 2010 is not held by my department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:52:24.023Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:52:24.023Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Horseracing: Betting more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what his Department’s policy is on horserace betting levy reform; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Helens North more like this
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Conor McGinn more like this
star this property uin 202829 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 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>In April 2017, we made significant reforms to the Horserace Betting Levy by fixing the Levy rate at 10% and extending the scope of the Levy to include offshore online bookmakers for the first time. These reforms resulted in an extra £45m in statutory Levy income for 2017/18 to support the racing industry and we expect a similar uplift for 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>The uplift in income from the reformed Levy has contributed to record prize money of £142.5m in 2017/18 and has also provided increased funding for equine welfare, industry recruitment and training, and measures related to veterinary science and education.</p><p> </p><p>We note the Parliamentary Scrutiny committees’ reports regarding proposed changes to the administration of the reformed Levy and will consider them carefully.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T10:59:47.147Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T10:59:47.147Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Conor McGinn more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
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star this property question text What steps he is taking to reduce gambling-related harm. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Midlothian more like this
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Danielle Rowley more like this
star this property uin 908186 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 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text The government published the Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures in May. This set out measures to strengthen protections around gaming machines, including cutting the maximum stake on B2 machines from £100 to £2, and on online gambling and gambling advertising. It also set out action on treatment and support for those who experience harm, including initiatives to improve the evidence on treatment needs and effectiveness, expand access to existing services and strengthen the voluntary system for funding support. We take gambling-related harm very seriously and will work closely across Government and with the Gambling Commission to build on the actions outlined in the Review. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T17:40:12.29Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T17:40:12.29Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Danielle Rowley more like this