Written PQ – Gambling [20/12/2016]

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government has plans to produce a strategy to tackle problem gambling and reduce gambling-related harm. (57697)

Tabled on: 14 December 2016

Tracey Crouch:

The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB), which advises the Gambling Commission and others on reducing gambling related harm, published its responsible gambling strategy for 2016-2019 in April this year. We will be considering this alongside other evidence as part of the review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures which was announced on 24 October, with the aim of publishing our findings and any resulting proposals in spring 2017.

The answer was submitted on 20 Dec 2016 at 11:32.