Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Off the Record

Keir Starmer Labour Conference Off The Record
This week’s OTR reflects on an out of touch Labour Party Conference, asks who is to blame for the fuel crisis and urges politicians to differentiate between online and land-based gaming.

Bacta extend political engagement hosting Labour MPs on Brighton Palace Pier

Alex Sobell MP Bacta reception
Bacta hosted a reception during the Labour Party Conference on Monday to highlight industry contributions and the need for coastal support and investment.

Starmer calls for Yorkshire coast investment

Sir Keir Starmer Yorkshire seaside coast investment
Sir Keir Starmer has called for increased investment in seaside infrastructure along the Yorkshire coast, as part of an ambitious plan to save declining high streets.

Morecambe back on the map for buyers

Morecambe business seaside resort
A report by the Labour Party says that seaside towns are at most risk of the economic fall-out from Covid-19. But there are some positives for coastal towns. Morecambe, the ‘Naples of the North’, is one example of a seaside resort that has a lot in its favour.

Labour promises new gambling act

Labour party manifesto gambling act
Jeremy Corbyn has promised to radically change the legislation governing Britain’s gambling landscape. So what does the future hold for gambling UK under a Labour government?

Game Over: Regulating gaming and gambling markets of the future

Tom Watson Labour gambling act
Shadow deputy leader Tom Watson outlines why he thinks a whole new gambling act is needed to address the challenges of the digital age...

Tom Watson argues for a new Gambling Act

Tom Watson Deputy Leader Labour Party Legislation Gambling Act
Continuing his crusade to change the UK’s gambling landscape, Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson spoke to the international industry about how..

“Radical overhaul” of UK gambling: Labour plans a £160m annual levy on industry

Labour Party
Convinced by what it claims is the “hidden epidemic” of gambling addiction in Britain, the Labour Party has placed itself in stark opposition to the gambling industry. The Labour Party has called for a “radical overhaul” of gambling regulation in the UK - and issued a raft of over-reaching proposals that would see a Corbyn government impose a mandatory levy...

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...

Bacta shares platform with Labour deputy leader Tom Watson

As the Labour Party made its way to Brighton this week, so did bacta’s John White, who was a panellist in a debate during the party conference before hosting Fish & Chips & Beer on the pier for MPs.   Bacta’s empirically-based arguments supporting the need to significantly reduce FOBT stakes gained further traction this week when chief executive, John White,...

Labour Party: gambling operators should foot gambling addicts’ health bill

tom watson addicts
Gambling operators may be compelled to fund treatment for gambling addicts under new plans from the UK Labour Party.   Deputy party leader Tom Watson’s office released excerpts of a speech which he intends to deliver at the party’s annual conference, which kicked off in Brighton today Watson will call on UK gambling operators to pay the National Health Service bills for...