Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tag: Nadine Dorries

Is Rhodes heading for a permanent stay as CEO at the Gambling Commission?

Andrew Rhodes Gambling Commission
After treading a fine line to appease both the gambling industry and its anti-industry lobby, Gambling Commission interim CEO Andrew Rhodes’ tone has been well received by culture minister, Nadine Dorries, who is expected to confirm his permanent appointment imminently, according to the Guardian.

Nick Arron: “While it’s by no means certain to be subject to change, the prospect of “[aim to permit” licensing principles] being abolished shouldn’t be dismissed”

Nick Arron Poppleston Allen gambling white paper
Nick Arron, a solicitor at Poppleston Allen, takes a look at the new gambling White Paper and how it might impact land-based operations, especially in terms “aim to permit”, an all-important principle now seemingly under threat.

Off The Record

Brighton Pier Off The Record Labour Conference John Whittingdale energy crisis
Off The Record laments the loss of John Whittingdale, predicts a bumpy Conference ride for Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and explains why rising energy costs are a body blow to the AGC business.

DCMS revolving door just keeps on spinning: John Whittingdale goes in cabinet reshuffle

DCMS wall Nadine Dorries appointed culture secretary
When a welcome stability was just beginning to take hold at the DCMS, the gaming and gambling sector will now have another new minister at its helm. Out goes John Whittingdale after only six and a half months in the office.