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star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Olympic Games more like this
unstar 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 steps he is taking to ensure that the kit for the Team GB Olympic squad is produced sustainably. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 271434 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The British Olympic Association (BOA), as the National Olympic Committee for Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is responsible for Team GB’s participation at the Olympic Games, including the procurement of kit for the Team GB Olympic squad (currently through their commercial deal with Adidas). The BOA is a privately funded organisation that is independent of Government, though we would encourage such organisations to procure sustainably produced sport's kit where possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-04T09:24:20.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T09:24:20.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
1135578
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star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to raise the annual turnover limits for Society Lotteries as outlined in the Government's consultation document. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 270738 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>Last year society lotteries raised nearly £300m and as the Minister for Sports and Civil Society I am keenly aware of the vital role that they play in this country, supporting countless good causes including our charities, hospices and air ambulances. Society lotteries sit alongside the National Lottery, which last year raised £1.6bn.</p><p> </p><p>DCMS ran a consultation on society lotteries reform from June to September 2018. This included options which considered changes to the annual sales and maximum prize limits. I hope to respond to the consultation before the summer recess.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 270739 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-04T13:54:27.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1135596
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Children more like this
unstar 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 steps his Department is taking to safeguard children against exposure to gambling opportunities associated with (a) in-app and (b) in-game purchases on gaming consoles and mobile devices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 270805 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Protecting children and the vulnerable from being harmed or exploited by gambling is a core objective of the Gambling Commission, as the regulator for gambling in Great Britain, and a priority for the government. There are also strong protections in place for children who play video games.</p><p> </p><p>The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) ratings system used to classify video games, will not award ratings to products that allow gambling, significantly restricting their ability to be sold in the UK. Where a game contains elements that could teach or encourage gambling like behaviour, it will be awarded a minimum PEGI 12 rating and will also have a gambling pictogram label applied to alert parents to the content.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, most video games and mobile platforms come with a range of parental control tools that can include allowing parents to block games based on PEGI age ratings, disable in-game purchases and monitor and place limits on use. PEGI provides more information here https://pegi.info/parental-controls.</p><p> </p><p>Where licensed online gambling is offered, operators are required to verify the age of a consumer before they can deposit money and gamble, or access free-to-play demo games.</p><p> </p><p>The Gambling Commission has strong powers and has shown it will take action where there are breaches of the rules - in 2017, it successfully prosecuted the FutGalaxy website for offering illegal gambling with in-game items – known as skins gambling.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T11:23:55.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:23:55.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1135367
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Victoria Tower Gardens more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans the Government has for the management of Victoria Tower Gardens after the construction of the proposed Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre; and what discussions he has had with Royal Parks on that matter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gainsborough more like this
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Sir Edward Leigh more like this
star this property uin 270276 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Officials continue to have discussions with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and The Royal Parks on this issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T11:46:07.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:46:07.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Leigh more like this
1135369
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Victoria Tower Gardens more like this
unstar 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 arrangements he plans to put in place in Victoria Tower Gardens for periods in winter when the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre is open but the rest of the gardens are closed at dusk. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gainsborough more like this
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Sir Edward Leigh more like this
star this property uin 270277 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The opening hours of the proposed Holocaust Memorial have not yet been determined.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T11:46:30.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:46:30.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Leigh more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Greyhound Racing: Animal Welfare more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has plans to establish a statutory greyhound race betting levy to improve the welfare of racing greyhounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 269673 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>On 10th January 2019, the Government announced a new funding commitment from bookmakers worth an estimated £3 million this year to ensure the welfare of greyhounds is protected and improved. This commitment is set to increase the total amount of the voluntary levy bookmakers pay to the British Greyhound Racing Fund (BGRF) to an estimated £10m this year. We expect thousands of racing greyhounds are to be better cared for as a result of this new deal.</p><p>Government has no current plans to introduce a statutory levy. We will continue to work with the betting and greyhound industries to make sure that greyhound welfare is safeguarded and remains at the heart of the sport.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-04T10:33:50.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T10:33:50.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1134936
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Travel Information: Gatwick Airport 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 he is taking to improve tourist information facilities at Gatwick airport and other entry points to the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith more like this
star this property uin 269711 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Gatwick is a private commercial entity, therefore the airport is responsible for providing or improving tourist facilities and information within its site.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the promotional activity of VisitBritain, research shows that visitors planning on coming to the UK more often than not begin planning their activities 3 to 6 months ahead of their travel time. Therefore most of VisitBritain’s marketing activity is targeted at reaching potential visitors at this stage in their preparations.</p><p> </p><p>VisitBritain have developed a strong relationship with Gatwick airport and are working together to determine potential promotional opportunities for the future.</p><p> </p><p>VisitBritain also work with airports across the country to promote them to international visitors as a gateway for regions outside of London, such as the Discover England Fund project: Manchester As An International Gateway. They have also used imagery from the GREAT campaign to promote areas of the UK to incoming travellers in Heathrow airport.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T11:34:46.217Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:34:46.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
1134484
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Lotteries: Prizes 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 plans he has to raise the maximum prize limit for Society Lotteries to £1 million. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 268964 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Department of Digital, Media, Culture and Sport ran a consultation on society lotteries reform from June to September 2018. This included the following options for increasing the maximum prize limit:</p><ul><li>Retaining the current limit of £400,000;</li><li>Raising the limit to £500,000 (The Government’s preferred option);</li><li>Raising the limit to £1 million;</li><li>Reducing the limit to £250,000.</li></ul><p>We hope to respond to the consultation before the summer recess.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-01T16:35:32.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:35:32.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Football: Sportsgrounds more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has consulted on safe standing in English football stadiums. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 269022 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We believe that all-seater stadia are currently the best means to ensure the safety and security of fans at designated football matches in England and Wales. I meet a wide range of football stakeholders and discuss standing at football with them amongst other issues.</p><p> </p><p>We commissioned an independent review of the existing evidence relating to the all-seater policy and are considering an appropriate date for the report’s release.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T14:58:56.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T14:58:56.727Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1134571
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism: Coastal Areas 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 he is taking to promote coastal tourism in the UK; and what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on tourism of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 268989 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>VisitBritain and VisitEngland are responsible for promoting the UK as a tourist destination, which they do through a range of different initiatives and campaigns. VisitBritain sit on the Coastal Tourism Leadership Forum (run by the National Coastal Tourism Academy), helping to shape the Coastal Visitor Economy Vision and Action Plan. DCMS are observers at the forum. VisitEngland administer the £40m Discover England Fund which develops innovative products with customisable, bookable itineraries across England. The England’s Coast project is a good example of this and includes the North East coastline in its itineraries.</p><p> </p><p>My colleagues in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government also provide support and funding to coastal areas through the Coastal Communities Fund and the Coastal Revival Fund, much of which has a tourism focus. They have also set up Coastal Community Teams around the country to support the development of the coastal economy.</p><p> </p><p>The Tourism Sector Deal was announced on 28th June with the aim of boosting the sector’s productivity as we look forward to welcoming up to 9m more visitors a year in the future. As part of the Sector Deal, initiatives such as Tourism Zones will provide focused support for areas across the country. Coastal regions are among those who will be able to take part in the bidding process.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of the impact of EU exit on tourism, we will remain an open and welcoming destination, and we want international visitors to experience all the wonderful coastlines, countryside, and culture that the UK has to offer.For example, the UK and the EU have proposed reciprocal visa-free travel arrangements to enable UK and EU citizens to continue to travel freely for tourism in the future. This is also the case in a no deal scenario. The Government has also confirmed that EU nationals can continue to travel on a national ID card until December 2020 and use e-gates when travelling on a passport.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T11:26:25.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:26:25.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this