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Culture, Media and Sport - Seventh Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2002.


CONTENTS

REPORT

I INTRODUCTION


Terms of Reference

II BACKGROUND

Introduction

The legislation

Research and evidence

Changing attitudes

Next steps

Decisions taken

A new legislative framework

Proposals for regulating the industry

Advertising

Credit card gambling

Casinos and machines

Other forms of gambling

On-line gambling

The National Lottery

Decisions not yet taken

Tax reform

III THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF GAMBLING

The paucity of research on this subject

The Gambling Commission and social responsibility

Who should be financially responsible?

The industry charitable trust

The 3 million target

Independence of the Trust

The free rider problem

Camelot and the Industry Trust

The Government's contribution to research

IV CASINOS

The Government proposals for change

Alcohol on the gaming floor

1960s style proliferation

Local authorities

The cost to local authorities of the new licensing system

Casino resort hotels

Taxation

V GAMING MACHINES

The current system of regulation

The Government's proposals

Category A machines

Category B machines

Category C machines

Category D machines-Amusements with prizes

Children and AWP machines

Keeping children away from Category B and C machines

Grandfather rights

Local authorities

VI THE NATIONAL LOTTERY

Effect on the National Lottery of the Government's proposals

The National Lottery Commission and the Gambling Commission

VII CONCLUSIONS

Further inquiries

VIII SUMMARY

VISITS TO THE UNITED STATES 8-12 APRIL 2002 AND ABERDEEN 17-18 JUNE 2002

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

LIST OF MEMORANDA

LIST OF WITNESSES WHO GAVE ORAL EVIDENCE

LIST OF MEMORANDA INCLUDED IN THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

LIST OF APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

LIST OF UNPRINTED MEMORANDA

VOLUME III (HC 827-III)

MEMORANDA INCLUDED IN THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2002

TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2002

TUESDAY 2 JULY 2002

APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

Reports from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee since May 1997

 

 


 
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