Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: Sir Robin Wales

Newham Mayor welcomes NERA research

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The Mayor of Newham has welcomed research by NERA that reports betting shops are scaremongering over changes to fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). Sir Robin Wales said the changes wouldn’t result in economic penalties for the industry. “This research illustrates that significant FOBT stake reduction to £20 would not result in the rafts of job losses and shop closures that the bookmaking...

Sir Robin Wales welcomes Triennial Review

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Newham mayor and long-time FOBT campaigner, Sir Robin Wales, has reiterated his demands that B2 stakes be reduced following the announcement that the DCMS is beginning the triennial process. The Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales - who leads a high profile local authority campaign against FOBTs - has reacted warmly to the announcement of the Triennial Review. “Today’s statement shows...