Tag: Church of England

Bacta join forces with C of E at APPG Impact Event

bacta APPG Impact Event
Bacta joined forces with a broad range of stakeholders and individuals including the Church of England, The Royal Society for Public Health, numerous local authorities, gambling addicts, reformed addicts and representatives from both the House of Lords and the House of Commons in an unequivocal show of support for a reduction in the maximum FOBT stake to £2.   The All Party...

FOBT review to go ahead, following CoE intervention

Coinslot chancellor Autumn Statement Philip Hammond REVIEW
Just when low stake gaming operators thought fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) may survive in their current state after the Treasury allegedly sought to scrap a government review on the machines, chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down following criticism from the Church of England.   FOBTs have long been a concern for the church and anti-FOBT campaigners, who want want the stakes...

Church intervenes over Treasury’s ‘fake’ Triennial U turn

Coinslot - Church Triennial u turn
Christian groups are set to lobby government after rumours that its FOBT Triennial review has been excommunicated. Divine intervention, it seems, is being summoned, alongside the DUP whose influence on the government may well be more effective.   Days after assertions that Philip Hammond may scrap the government's Triennial plans to lower the maximum stakes on FOBTs, the chancellor faces pressure...