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Scottish Government consults on introduction of personal licence renewal fee17 Jul

The Scottish Government is inviting comments on the proposal to introduce a fee for applying to renew a Personal Licence and, if a fee were to be introduced, what the appropriate fee should be.

How could Brexit affect licensing laws for pubs?09 Jul

Brexit effects on Licensing laws with less than 9 months to go.

DCMS consults on lottery reform02 Jul

Government seeks to support society lottery sector and maximise returns

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