TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2002
Mr Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair
|Mr Chris Bryant||Miss Julie Kirkbride
|Mr Frank Doran||Rosemary McKenna
|Michael Fabricant||Ms Debra Shipley
|Mr Adrian Flook||John Thurso
|Alan Keen||Derek Wyatt
The Committee deliberated.
Mr Paul Bellringer OBE, Director, GamCare, Ms Rachel Lampard,
Secretary for Parliamentary and Political Affairs, the Methodist
Church, representing Churches Together in Britain and Ireland,
the Bishop of Blackburn, Professor Peter Collins, Centre for the
Studying of Gambling, Salford University, Professor Jim Orford,
Professor of Clinical and Community Psychology, School of Psychology,
the University of Birmingham, were examined.
Mr Keith Smith, President, Mr Tim Batstone, Vice President, British
Amusement and Catering Trade Association, were examined.
Mrs Brigid Simmons, Chief Executive, Business in Sport and Leisure,
was further examined. Ms Susanna Fitzgerald QC, Business in Sport
and Leisure, was examined.
Councillor Roy Fisher, Local Strategic Partnership and Leader
of Blackpool Borough Council, Chair, Blackpool Challenge Partnership,
Mr Steve Weaver, Chief Executive, Blackpool Borough Council, Mr
Peter Moore, Consultant, Blackpool Challenge Partnership, were
Penny, Viscountess Cobham, Chairman, and Mr Roy Ramm, Chairman
of the Technical Committee, British Casino Association, were examined.
[Adjourned till Tuesday 25 June at a quarterpast Ten