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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 12 November 2013

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill


 

[FIRST AND SECOND SITTINGS]


 

Karen Bradley

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 12

 

November) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.30 pm on Tuesday 12 November;

 

(b)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 19 November;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence on Tuesday 12 November in

 

accordance with the following Table:

 

      TABLE

 

Time

Witness

 
 

Until no later than 10.15 am

Remote Gambling Association; Gibraltar

 
  

Betting and Gaming Association; Sport

 
  

Rights Owners Coalition

 
 

Until no later than 11.25 am

British Horseracing Authority; Sports

 
  

Betting Group; National Casino Forum

 
 

Until no later than 3.15 pm

Salvation Army; Quaker Action on

 
  

Alcohol and Drugs; Professor Jim Orford,

 
  

Emeritus Professor of Clinical and

 
  

Community Psychology, University of

 
  

Birmingham; CARE

 
 

Until no later than 3.45 pm

Financial Conduct Authority

 
 

Until no later than 4.30 pm

Gambling Commission; Department for

 
  

Culture, Media and Sport

 
 

(3)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 6.00 pm on Tuesday 19 November.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 November 2013        

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Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill, continued

 
 

Karen Bradley

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Karen Bradley

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Clive Hawkswood, Chief Executive, Remote Gambling Association; Peter Howitt, Chief Executive,

 

Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association; Nic Coward, Premier League’s General Secretary, ex-

 

chairman of the Sports Rights Owners’ Coalition and former Chief Executive of British

 

Horseracing Sport Rights Owners’ Coalition.

 

Paul Scotney, British Horseracing Authority, Sports Betting Group; Tim Lamb, Chief Executive,

 

Sport and Recreation Alliance and Chair, Sports Betting Group; Paul Bittar, Chief Executive,

 

British Horseracing Authority; Roy Ramm, Director, National Casino Forum.

 

Gareth Wallace, Public Affairs Adviser, Salvation Army; Helena Chambers, Director, Quaker

 

Action on Alcohol and Drugs; Professor Jim Orford, Emeritus Professor of Clinical and

 

Community Psychology, University of Birmingham; Dan Boucher, Director of Parliamentary

 

Affairs, CARE.

 

Nick Poyntz-Wright, Director (with responsibility for spread betting), Financial Conduct

 

Authority; Helen Roberts, Manager, Long Term Savings and Pensions Sector Team, Financial

 

Conduct Authority.

 

Helen Grant, Minister for Sport and Equalities, Department for Culture, Media and Sport; Alison

 

Pritchard, Head of Gambling and Licensing, Department for Culture, Media and Sport; Joanna

 

Hemingway, Lawyer, Department for Culture, Media and Sport; Jenny Williams, Commissioner

 

and Chief Executive, Gambling Commission; Paul Morris, Head of E-Gambling Policy and

 

Implementation Team, Gambling Commission.

 

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 19 November at 9.25 am


 
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