Written question – Public health [08/07/2019]

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Finance Bill, what steps his Department is taking to require a review of the public health effects of fixed odds betting terminals. (272307)

Tabled on: 02 July 2019

Answer:
Robert Jenrick:

Public Health England were asked to conduct an evidence review of the health aspects of gambling-related harm to inform action on prevention and treatment and are due to report back in Spring 2020.

The Government will shortly publish the report into the public health effects of the two gambling duty provisions as required by Finance Act 2019.

The answer was submitted on 08 Jul 2019 at 11:30.

 

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