Tag Archives: Lucy Frazer

Stuart Andrew to become sixth Gambling Minister since review began

Stuart Andrew MP

Following the latest departmental shakeup at Whitehall, Stuart Andrew MP is expected to be named the latest Minister in charge of the Gambling Act review according to the Racing Post. The MP for Pudsey, West Yorkshire, will allegedly be confirmed by the government as the ministerial steward overseeing the UK Gambling Review and the imminent publishing of its White Paper …

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Iain Duncan Smith asserts reformists will not ‘stamp out gambling’

SBC News Iain Duncan Smith asserts reformists will not ‘stamp out gambling’

Sir Iain Duncan Smith has described British gambling laws as some of ‘the most liberal in the world’, arguing that urgent change is needed on consumer protection. Speaking to BBC for a recent feature on the White Paper were former Conservative Party leader, and Dr Mark Gaskell, Clinical Lead for the NHS Northern Gambling Service.  Both prominent supporters of change to the …

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DCMS estimates Gambling GVA at £7bn

Paul Scully joins DCMS BGC

UK Gambling has generated an estimated £7.05bn in Gross Value Added (GVA) goods and services benefitting the British economy.  The figure was estimated by DCMS, which this morning published its updated ‘Economic Estimates’ for sectors managed under its departmental remit.   Research on DCMS sectors has been compiled by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), with economic estimates applying the calculation …

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Lucy Frazer new Culture Secretary as DCMS drops its D brief

SBC News Lucy Frazer new Culture Secretary as DCMS drops its D brief

DCMS is to be reorganised following PM Rishi Sunak’s announcement that the government will create four new departments to ensure that “the UK can deliver on its economic promises”. The PM’s reorganisation will see DCMS no longer handle its ‘digital brief’, which has been transferred to the newly established Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. Changes see current Culture Secretary …

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