Gambling Harm—Time for Action Contents

Appendix 1: List of Members and declarations of interest

Members

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top

Lord Butler of Brockwell

Lord Filkin

Lord Foster of Bath

Lord Grade of Yarmouth (Chair)

Lord Layard

Lord Mancroft (appointed 3 October 2019)

Baroness Meyer (resigned 3 October 2019)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (appointed 29 October 2019 and resigned 18 February 2020)

Lord Smith of Hindhead

The Lord Bishop of St Albans

Baroness Thornhill

Lord Trevethin and Oaksey

Lord Watts

Baroness Wyld (resigned 26 September 2019)

Declarations of interest

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top

Nephew, Employee, The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Lord Butler of Brockwell

No relevant interests declared

Lord Filkin

No relevant interests declared

Lord Foster of Bath

Vice-Chair, Gambling Related Harm APPG

Lord Grade of Yarmouth

Former Director, Charlton Athletic Football Club (resigned 2009)

Former Chair, Camelot Group (resigned 2004)

Former Chair, ITV plc (resigned 2009)

Director, Northern Lights Arena Company Limited (a start-up multi-function stadium developer with particular interest in ESPORTS)

Lord Layard

No relevant interests declared

Lord Mancroft

President, The Lotteries Council

Chairman, Masters of Foxhounds Association

Vice-Chair, Betting and Gaming APPG

Member, Joint Committee on the Draft Gambling Bill, Session 2003–04, report published April 2004

Held an external lottery managers certificate until 2003, through Inter Lotto (UK) Ltd

Promoted a number of society lotteries between 1989–2001

Baroness Meyer

Husband, Sir Christopher Meyer KCMG, Advisory Board Member, Pagefield, of which Camelot is a client

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay

No relevant interests declared

Lord Smith of Hindhead

Chief Executive, The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd

Chairman, National Conservative Draws Society

Chairman, Committee of Registered Clubs Associations, CORCA

Joint Chairman, Non-Profit Making Clubs APPG

Vice-Chair, Betting and Gaming APPG

The Lord Bishop of St Albans

Member, Gambling Related Harm APPG

Churches within diocese receive funds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Baroness Thornhill

No relevant interests declared

Lord Trevethin and Oaksey

Practising barrister (Queen’s Counsel), has previously acted for claimants in cases in which they have sought the return of money which they have lost through gambling, on the grounds that they were owed a duty of care or some similar duty arising out of the obligations imposed on gambling operators under the Gambling Act 2005. These cases have been concluded, and he is not currently retained in any case of this type.

Member, Betting and Gaming APPG

Sister, Racehorse trainer

Brother-in-law, Racehorse trainer

Interests in syndicates which own specific racehorses

Account holder with a number of bookmakers and gambling operators.

Lord Watts

No relevant interests declared

Baroness Wyld

Board member, Ofsted

A full list of Member’s interests can be found in the Register of Lords Interests: http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/standards-and-interests/register-of-lords-interests/

Professor Rebecca Cassidy (Specialist Adviser) (resigned 6 December 2019)

External Examiner for the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries MBA, University of Liverpool (remunerated)

Member, Steering Group of Beat the Odds (a charity seeking to establish an effective service for people with gambling problems in Cardiff)

Associate Editor, Addiction

In the past three years, Professor Cassidy has received travel expenses from government departments and from organisations which derive their funding from government departments (including through hypothecated taxes on gambling), including the University of Helsinki Centre for Research on Addiction, Control and Governance; the Alberta Gambling Research Institute; the New Zealand Ministry of Health; the New Zealand Problem Gambling Foundation and the Gambling and Addictions Research Centre at Auckland University of Technology. She has also paid to attend industry-sponsored events and attended free, industry-supported events in order to conduct anthropological fieldwork.

Dr Philip Newall (Specialist Adviser)

In the past three years Dr Newall has contributed to research projects funded by GambleAware, Gambling Research Australia, NSW Responsible Gambling Fund, and the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

In 2019, Dr Newall received travel and accommodation funding from the Spanish Federation of Rehabilitated Gamblers.

In 2020, Dr Newall received an open access fee grant from Gambling Research Exchange Ontario.





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