Written question – Gambling [21/12/2017]

What steps the Government is taking to protect young people from gambling-related harm. (903088)

Tabled on: 21 December 2017

Tracey Crouch:

We published a consultation on gaming machines and social responsibility in October. This includes measures to strengthen protections around online gambling and gambling advertising, which can be found here:


In addition we are introducting a new package of measures to strengthen protections around around online gambling and Gamble Aware will lead a major responsible gambling advertising campaign, to make sure parents and children are aware of risks associated with gambling.

Protecting children and vulnerable people is a key aim for the Gambling Commission and government.

The answer was submitted on 21 Dec 2017 at 13:54.