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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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling 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 work they have undertaken to quantify the costs of following the regulatory process for businesses applying for a United Kingdom gambling licence; and what assessment they have made of its impact on the competitiveness of new entrants to the online gambling sector. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL992 more like this
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unstar 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
star this property grouped question UIN
HL993 more like this
HL994 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:20:10.5131627Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:20:10.5131627Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
77259
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
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
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 whether they have undertaken any work to quantify the impact that the cost of regulatory compliance would have on the ability of licensed gambling operators to compete against unlicensed operators in the United Kingdom market. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL993 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar 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
star this property grouped question UIN
HL992 more like this
HL994 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:20:11.1639805Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:20:11.1639805Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
77260
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
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
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 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
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL994 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar 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
star this property grouped question UIN
HL992 more like this
HL993 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:20:11.251183Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:20:11.251183Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
76642
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadcasting Programmes more like this
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 regulation exists of television programmes seeking to depict sexual violence against women as entertainment. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL984 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Section 2.3 of Ofcom's broadcasting code states that: “…broadcasters must ensure that material which may cause offence is justified by the context…such material may include, but is not limited to, offensive language, violence, sex, sexual violence, humiliation, distress, violation of human dignity, discriminatory treatment or language (for example on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, religion, beliefs and sexual orientation)”.</p><p>In respect of ‘adult sex material' – which contains images and/or language of a strong sexual nature, and which is broadcast primarily for the purposes of sexual arousal – this must not be broadcast at any time, other than on access-restricted services between 22.00 and 05.30. The most extreme material, equivalent to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) R-18 rating must not be broadcast at any time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL985 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:21:16.1086728Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:21:16.1086728Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1138
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
76643
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadcasting Programmes more like this
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 their policy in relation to television programmes in the United Kingdom depicting rape as a form of torture. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL985 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Section 2.3 of Ofcom's broadcasting code states that: “…broadcasters must ensure that material which may cause offence is justified by the context…such material may include, but is not limited to, offensive language, violence, sex, sexual violence, humiliation, distress, violation of human dignity, discriminatory treatment or language (for example on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, religion, beliefs and sexual orientation)”.</p><p>In respect of ‘adult sex material' – which contains images and/or language of a strong sexual nature, and which is broadcast primarily for the purposes of sexual arousal – this must not be broadcast at any time, other than on access-restricted services between 22.00 and 05.30. The most extreme material, equivalent to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) R-18 rating must not be broadcast at any time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL984 more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:21:14.8578946Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:21:14.8578946Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1138
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
76644
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Film more like this
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 steps they are taking to ensure that film makers take into account the potential psychological effect of filming rape scenes on female actors. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL986 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Under Section 1.28 of the Ofcom broadcasting code, due care must be taken over the physical and emotional welfare and the dignity of people under eighteen, and they must not be caused unnecessary distress or anxiety by their involvement in programmes, or by the broadcast of those programmes.</p><p> </p><p>For adults, employers are under a common law duty of care to take steps reasonably necessary to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all their employees, as well as complying with relevant health and safety law. There is specific guidance issued by the Health and Safety Executive in respect of the legal duties owed by employers for audio-visual productions, which includes conducting risk assessments and taking control measures in respect of identified risks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:19:36.9595351Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:19:36.9595351Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1138
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
77056
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
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadband: West Yorkshire more like this
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, when Superfast West Yorkshire will be (a) finished and (b) ready to use by businesses in Green Lane Industrial Estate, in Featherstone; and what assessment he has made of the length of time taken to complete this work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 205110 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>I am satisfied that the West Yorkshire project is on scheduled to deliver, within the agreed timetable, superfast broadband to nearly 59,000 premises in West Yorkshire by September 2015. The local broadband project team provide information about the roll-out timetable, including a post code checker on the local authority web site, which can be found at <a href="http://www.superfastwestyorkshire.co.uk/coverage" target="_blank">http://www.superfastwestyorkshire.co.uk/coverage</a>. With respect to the Green Lane Industrial Estate, my Department has been informed the local cabinet connecting that site is scheduled to be upgraded to fibre broadband by the end of September 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T12:22:09.8072557Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T12:22:09.8072557Z
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1580
star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
77062
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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Libraries more like this
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, if he will estimate the total number of books currently held in public libraries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 205012 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The annual public library statistics compiled by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy based on information provided by the individual library authorities indicates that the total book stock for public libraries in England at 31 March 2013 was 72.4 million.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T12:21:25.6256575Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T12:21:25.6256575Z
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1580
star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
77256
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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
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 potential impact and application of a place of consumption tax on the online gambling market, and the ability of the Gambling Commission to meet its commitments on removing crime from that sector; and whether they will publish any such assessments. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL990 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The assessment of the impact of the reforms to remote gambling taxation is available in the relevant Tax Information and Impact Note published at Autumn Statement 2013, available on the Government's website.</p><p> </p><p>The Gambling Commission has a statutory duty to promote three licensing objectives, the first of which is: preventing gambling from being a source of crime or disorder, being associated with crime or disorder or being used to support crime. The Government is confident that the Gambling Commission has the tools it needs to fulfil this duty.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:17:57.3981359Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:17:57.3981359Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
77257
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
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling more like this
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 whether the conclusions of the HM Revenue and Customs report undertaken by Frontier Economics Ltd on the United Kingdom betting and gaming industry and elasticity of demand for online gaming were taken into account when developing the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014. more like this
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Lord Mancroft more like this
star this property uin HL991 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The report ‘The UK betting and gaming market: estimating price elasticities of demand and understanding the use of promotions” was published in June 2014, after the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 had been introduced.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:18:32.1634224Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:18:32.1634224Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this