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registered interest false more like this
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 remove filter
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
hansard heading Bookmakers: Closures more like this
house id 1 more like this
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to limit job losses as a result of (a) further William Hill (b) other bookmakers branch closures. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw remove filter
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Marion Fellows more like this
uin 277775 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
answer text <p>The government reduced the maximum stake on B2 gaming machines from £100 to £2, to help stop extreme losses by those who were least able to afford them. We engaged with the gambling industry to understand the potential impact on jobs, both as proposals were developed and following the announcement.</p><p> </p><p>The government will engage with William Hill and other bookmakers, as well as the Association of British Bookmakers, to establish the level of employee support that may be required. Jobcentre Plus’s Rapid Response Service is also ready to support any worker who may be affected by job losses associated with this announcement.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-07-22T09:28:05.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T09:28:05.827Z
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label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter