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Gaming Machines

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL6588, tabled on 22 March 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have commissioned small-scale qualitative research to assess the appropriate stakes for category B2 gaming machines.

Answered on

6 April 2018

The Government set out four illustrative options at consultation for a stake reduction on B2 gaming machines. We are considering all the available evidence, including advice from the Gambling Commission and published research, and will set out our response in due course. As part of this the Government intends to publish the key responses to the consultation, subject to the respondents permission.

The following table lists the meetings that civil servants have had with stakeholders where the consultation was mentioned or discussed since it was launched on 31 October 2017. Details of Ministerial meetings are published quarterly on gov.uk

Date

Organisation

Location

17/11/17

GambleAware

DCMS

21/11/17

All Party Parliamentary Group on FOBTs

Palace of Westminster

22/11/2017

Gambling Business Group (GBG)

DCMS

23/11/17

Remote Gambling Association (RGA)

RGA

23/11/17

GambleAware

DCMS

27/11/2017

British Amusement Catering Trade Association (BACTA)

DCMS

28/11/2017

British Horseracing Authority (BHA)

DCMS

30/11/2017

Local Government Association (LGA)

LGA

30/11/2017

GambleAware

GambleAware

5/12/2017

Justice4punters

DCMS

7/12/17

GambleAware

GambleAware

13/12/17

Bingo Association (BA)

DCMS

14/12/2017

Association of British Bookmakers (ABB)

ABB

18/12/17

RGA

DCMS

18/12/2017

Christian Faith Groups

DCMS

10/01/18

All Party Parliamentary Group on FOBTs

Palace of Westminster

11/01/18

Sky

DCMS

15/1/2018

Senet

DCMS

17/01/18

BHA

DCMS

23/1/18

GamCare

GamCare

23/1/18

Christian Faith Groups

DCMS

24/1/18

BA

DCMS

30/1/18

National Casino Forum (NCF), Hippodrome Casino, Rank Group, Grayling UK and Ireland, Aspers

DCMS

31/01/2018

GambleAware, Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP), Advertising Association (AA), ISBA, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, Remote Gambling Association (RGA), Senet

DCMS

8/2/18

ABB

DCMS

21/2/18

BACTA

DCMS

27/2/18

BACTA

DCMS

28/2/18

BHA

DCMS

7/3/18

RGA, Bet365, Skybet, PaddyPower Betfair, Kindred

DCMS

7/3/18

ABB, PaddyPower Betfair, William Hill, Ladbrokes Coral, JenningsBet, BetFred

DCMS

20/3/18

National Problem Gambling Clinic (NPGC)

NPGC