Tag Archives: Tracey Crouch

May appoints ‘loyalist’ Karen Bradley as Secretary of Culture, Media & Sport

New UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Karen Bradley as the new Secretary of Culture, Media & Sport replacing John Whittingdale who will no longer hold a Conservative Party cabinet position. Bradley, the former Home Office minister has been described as a ‘May Loyalist’, and will now lead the Department for Culture Media & Sports (DCMS) ensuring UK media …

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Why integrity is a common interest for sport and gambling

Embed from Getty Images This week’s allegations surrounding instances of corruption in tennis, including during prestige tournaments such as Wimbledon, are damning if true but, says Scott Longley, they need to be placed in context. While it is clearly somewhat disingenuous to argue that offences that pre-date the introduction of the new code on corruption that came into force in …

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UKGC launches Sports Betting Integrity Forum website

The UK Gaming Commission (UKGC) has announced the launch of a website aimed at tackling betting-related corruption in sport has been launched. The ‘Sports Betting Integrity Forum website ‘  (SBI Forum) will form the hub of the Forum’s strategy to address the risks associated with match fixing to help preserve and protect sports betting integrity in the UK. It features …

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Industry told to up its game with Responsible Gambling Trust funding

Tracey Crouch MP, the Minister for Sport, has warned the gambling industry that ‘goodwill alone’ ‎would not be enough to minimise gambling-related harm. Speaking at the Responsible Gambling Trust‘s third annual harm minimisation conference at the King’s Fund, London, Crouch paid tribute to the good work of both RGT and the gambling industry in working in conjunction with the government. …

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UK Minister for Sport Tracey Crouch to speak at RGT’s ‘Harm Minimisation Conference’

Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage Tracey Crouch will be amongst the speakers at the third annual Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) Harm Minimisation Conference. The conference will be held at the King’s Fund, Cavendish Square, London on Wednesday 9 December 2015 and the overall theme is minimising gambling-related harm in Britain. This year the programme will focus on the range …

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UK Sports Minister welcomes tougher stance on TV advertising

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has welcomed the gambling industry’s announcement that it will no longer advertise sign-up offers on television before 9 PM. The move follows the completion of a four strand-review of gambling advertising that was initiated by the government in 2014. The Industry Group for Responsible Gambling announced the measure today after completing a review of its own code …

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