Monday, February 26, 2024

Tag: Lord Beecham

Lords continue to battle FOBTs via crime bill

Coinslot, FOBT, Crime and Policing Bill
As the Crime and Policing Bill passes through the House of Lords, it seems that more than one canny politician is using the opportunity to introduce amendments that would limit the effects of FOBTs.   The government’s Crime and Policing Bill has become an unlikely battleground for gambling legislation. With the status of an amendment that would allow councils to impose...

Lords on the warpath – could amendment pose a threat to AGCs?

Coinslot Lords Crime Bill FOBTs AGC Forum
A group of Lords are seeking to attach an amendment to a major crime bill which would give councils the power to deny licenses for all FOBTs, but do the wide-reaching powers pose a threat to AGCs? A group in the House of Lords is attempting to add an amendment to the Policing and Crime Bill which would radically increase...