Published: 02 July 2019 by Imogen Moss
“The Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry has been appointed by the House of Lords. A call for evidence has been published and submissions must be received by 6th September 2019.
The call for evidence, which can be viewed here , raises a number of questions including the following :
The Select Committee must publish is findings by 31st March 2020.
Lord Grade of Yarmouth, Chairman of the Committee, has stated:
“We know that the effects of gambling on individuals and families can be devastating. This Committee seeks further to understand the issues, in an area where concrete evidence is lacking, and to explore options for improvement.
The Committee is keen to receive evidence from a wide range of individuals, organisations and any sectors or groups in society effected. We encourage anyone with experience of the issues to share their views, and participate in this vital inquiry.”
Updates to follow via future e News.”
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