Tag Archives: planning law

Consultation on betting shop planning changes launched

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has launched a technical consultation into proposed further planning reforms, outlining proposals for a wide range of changes aimed at simplifying and speeding up the planning process, although there are opposite repercussions for betting shops. The consultation is seeking views on the proposal to make a regulatory change to require a planning …

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Has gambling advertising reached its watershed?

Today Helen Grant MP described gambling advertising as ‘pervasive’ while announcing a set of measures clamping down on the betting industry, put together as much for enhanced player protection as they have with one eye on next’s year’s General Election. While it obviously isn’t a good sign for the gambling industry (or indeed the TV companies), the government has actually …

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