Monday, February 26, 2024

Tag: Lord Clement-Jones

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...

Lib Dem Lord tasks May to crack down on B2s

Coinslot Lord Clement Jones B2 Lib Dem
Lord Clement-Jones has hit back at comments made by Malcolm George, CEO of the Association of British Bookmakers, who wrote in the Financial Times that FOBTs are “like many other gaming machines.” This “disregards the enormous human misery that these £100-a-spin machines cause,” the  Liberal Democrat Lord said in a letter to the editor. “The bookmaking industry has created casinos...