To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many times, with what organisations and on what dates officials or Ministers of his Department have discussed the use of money from dormant betting accounts and unclaimed winnings held by betting operators for investment in sport since the publication of the Use of Dormant Betting Accounts Report in December 2010; and if he will make a statement.
16 March 2015
The Government has stated previously that it would wait until it had delivered legislative changes for remote gambling before considering the recommendations of this report. Changes to remote gambling - under the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 - came into force on 1st November 2014. The Government will consider all of the recommendations in the report once the legislative changes under the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 have bedded in.