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Source: British House Of Lords News

30 August 2019
The Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry hears evidence on the Gambling Act 2005 and regulation from the former Chair of the Gambling Review Body, Regulus Partners, Queen Mary University, and a former barrister specialising in gambling.

Tuesday 3 September in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
At 3.20pm
Sir Alan Budd GBE, former Chairman, Gambling Review Body
Dan Waugh, Partner, Regulus Partners
At 4.20pm
Susanna Fitzgerald QC
Dr Julia Hörnle, Professor of Internet Law, Queen Mary, University of London
Areas of discussion
Areas the Committee is likely to discuss include:
Responsibility for preventing problem gambling, and whether the Gambling Act 2005 did enough to prevent problem gambling
Evaluation of the Gambling Act 2005
Public money and the treatment of problem gambling
Gambling advertising
The use of credit cards for gambling
The effectiveness of the Gambling Act 2005
The enforcement of licensing conditions including the obligation of operators to protect customers from gambling harm
Whether gambling operators in the UK should have a legal duty of care to their customers
Whether the Gambling Commission has the knowledge and the powers it needs to prevent harmful gambling and to protect people from harmful products
The exposure of children and vulnerable people to gambling advertising
Whether regulation and licensing conditions need to be updated
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