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

Answer:
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:

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-proposals-for-changes-to-gaming-machines-and-social-responsibility-measures

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.

 

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