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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 more like this
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 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 remove filter
star this property uin HL992 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property uin HL993 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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 more like this
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
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Lord Mancroft remove filter
star this property uin HL994 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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
79827
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-30
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Internet 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 how a business is to determine whether its activity will be classed as "manufacture", "supply", "installation" or "adaption", pursuant to section 41 of the Gambling Act 2014, and therefore require a licence; and whether they have plans to supplement the guidance provided by the Gambling Commission on the matter. more like this
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Lord Mancroft remove filter
star this property uin HL1716 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s publication ‘What is gambling software?’ (June 2014) provides advice to assist the industry in understanding who needs a gambling software licence. This covers what constitutes the activities of manufacturing, supplying, installing and adapting gambling software, considers circumstances where multiple parties are involved in the development process and who needs a licence. The guide can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/What is gambling software - June 2014.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The requirement to obtain gambling software from Gambling Commission-licensed providers is an important provision both to ensure the integrity of gambling software and to keep crime out of gambling, and ensures a consistent approach for remote gambling operators based in Britain and overseas. This requirement is set out in the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice and was subject to statutory consultation this year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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HL1717 more like this
HL1718 more like this
HL1719 more like this
HL1720 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.2572742Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.2572742Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
79828
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-30
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Internet 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 the meaning of "adaption" with regard to section 41 of the Gambling Act 2014 in respect of software licensing requirements. more like this
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Lord Mancroft remove filter
star this property uin HL1717 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s publication ‘What is gambling software?’ (June 2014) provides advice to assist the industry in understanding who needs a gambling software licence. This covers what constitutes the activities of manufacturing, supplying, installing and adapting gambling software, considers circumstances where multiple parties are involved in the development process and who needs a licence. The guide can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/What is gambling software - June 2014.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The requirement to obtain gambling software from Gambling Commission-licensed providers is an important provision both to ensure the integrity of gambling software and to keep crime out of gambling, and ensures a consistent approach for remote gambling operators based in Britain and overseas. This requirement is set out in the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice and was subject to statutory consultation this year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL1716 more like this
HL1718 more like this
HL1719 more like this
HL1720 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.3354028Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.3354028Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
79829
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-30
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Internet 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 will encourage the Gambling Commission to give guidance in relation to its software licensing criteria within the Gambling Act 2014. more like this
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Lord Mancroft remove filter
star this property uin HL1718 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s publication ‘What is gambling software?’ (June 2014) provides advice to assist the industry in understanding who needs a gambling software licence. This covers what constitutes the activities of manufacturing, supplying, installing and adapting gambling software, considers circumstances where multiple parties are involved in the development process and who needs a licence. The guide can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/What is gambling software - June 2014.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The requirement to obtain gambling software from Gambling Commission-licensed providers is an important provision both to ensure the integrity of gambling software and to keep crime out of gambling, and ensures a consistent approach for remote gambling operators based in Britain and overseas. This requirement is set out in the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice and was subject to statutory consultation this year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL1716 more like this
HL1717 more like this
HL1719 more like this
HL1720 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.4447744Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.4447744Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
79830
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-30
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Internet 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 why, in the light of the requirements for licensing of software developers and suppliers under the gambling licensing regimes in other European Union member states, they have opted to increase the scope of businesses that require licensing in the United Kingdom. more like this
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Lord Mancroft remove filter
star this property uin HL1719 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s publication ‘What is gambling software?’ (June 2014) provides advice to assist the industry in understanding who needs a gambling software licence. This covers what constitutes the activities of manufacturing, supplying, installing and adapting gambling software, considers circumstances where multiple parties are involved in the development process and who needs a licence. The guide can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/What is gambling software - June 2014.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The requirement to obtain gambling software from Gambling Commission-licensed providers is an important provision both to ensure the integrity of gambling software and to keep crime out of gambling, and ensures a consistent approach for remote gambling operators based in Britain and overseas. This requirement is set out in the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice and was subject to statutory consultation this year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL1716 more like this
HL1717 more like this
HL1718 more like this
HL1720 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.5385244Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:46:52.5385244Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this
79831
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-07-30
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Internet 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 why software developers and other companies involved in gambling software, working as sub-contractors for newly-licensed software suppliers, have to apply for their own licences; and what assessment they have made of the impact of that requirement on smaller businesses reliant on such short-term contracts. more like this
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Lord Mancroft remove filter
star this property uin HL1720 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s publication ‘What is gambling software?’ (June 2014) provides advice to assist the industry in understanding who needs a gambling software licence. This covers what constitutes the activities of manufacturing, supplying, installing and adapting gambling software, considers circumstances where multiple parties are involved in the development process and who needs a licence. The guide can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/What is gambling software - June 2014.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The requirement to obtain gambling software from Gambling Commission-licensed providers is an important provision both to ensure the integrity of gambling software and to keep crime out of gambling, and ensures a consistent approach for remote gambling operators based in Britain and overseas. This requirement is set out in the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice and was subject to statutory consultation this year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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HL1716 more like this
HL1717 more like this
HL1718 more like this
HL1719 more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:46:51.6598411Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:46:51.6598411Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1833
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft 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
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar 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
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 remove filter
star this property uin HL990 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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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 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property uin HL991 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mancroft more like this