Bishop of St Albans’ Bill on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals Introduced to Lords

BettingBill2016On Monday 13th June 2016 the Betting Licences (Category B2 Gaming Machines) Bill [HL] was introduced to the House of Lords and had its formal First Reading.

The Bill “to make provision for licensing authorities to restrict the number of Category B2 gaming machines which may be authorised under a betting premises licence” was introduced by the Bishop of Bristol on behalf of its sponsor the Bishop of St Albans,¬†read a first time and ordered to be printed.

A press release accompanying the First Reading was issued by the Bishop of St Albans and is reproduced below.

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