Tag Archives: Lauren Rowles

UKGC: National Lottery good causes funds fall 11% in latest quarter

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed that the National Lottery’s Good Causes funding in Q4 fell in comparison to the previous quarter and last year.  Publishing an update on its website, the Commission showed that the total raised for good causes in Q4 (January-March 2022), was £491.3 million. This represented a decline of 3.4% from the previous quarter and …

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Campaigners call for National Lottery restructuring due to good causes funds

Gambling reform advocates, including MPs, have called for an overhaul of the National Lottery – specifically in relation to the funding of good causes according to The Guardian. The outlet has reported that politicians such as Sir Iain Duncan Smith have called for a fixed percentage of the National Lottery operator’s revenue to be directed towards civic causes.   With the …

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DCMS hears athlete feedback on National Lottery’s accountability concerns

A DCMS Select Committee has heard the lived experiences of Olympic and Paralympic athletes supported by National Lottery funding.  Adam Peaty (MBE), 3x Olympic Gold swimmer, champion Paralympic rower Lauren Rowles and swimmer Ellie Robinson served as witnesses to the Committee’s ‘What next for the National Lottery’ panel. MPs probed the athletes on their experience of receiving and applying for …

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DCMS opens Select Committee hearings on National Lottery funding and conduct performance 

A DCMS Select Committee will host its first hearing as an assessment of the National Lottery’s licence competition on Tuesday 30 November.  The hearing, hosted under the domain of “What Next for the National Lottery?” – will receive oral evidence on the performance of Camelot UK as the steward of the National Lottery raising funds for UK sports and good …

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