Tuesday 28 March 2023

Widespread and Alarming

As William Hill is fined £19.2 million, the debate on the last, sainted Labour Government's Opposition-supported deregulation of gambling is now open. We need to ban Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, empower local authorities to limit the number of gambling venues, insist on the use of that power, end gambling on television, and end the advertising of gambling other than at venues such as casinos and betting shops. That would be a start, anyway.


  1. A handful of mostly Left Labour votes against this at the time.

    1. Although people like Polly Toynbee and Nick Cohen had tried their best, I do have to give them that.