Changes are necessary, but they need to be based on evidence and evidence alone.
Ruth Davidson: The pandemic has been devastating for the world’s poorest girls. We cannot turn our backs on them.
The Chancellor’s decision to cut foreign aid will put futures in jeopardy.
Brigid Simmonds: As the Government’s gambling review continues, ministers should listen to what voters really think about betting
A YouGov poll found that 51 per cent of voters do not believe that politicians should set limits on how much they can bet.
If the Government rolls back protectionist legislation left over from our EU membership, this booming export sector can reach new heights.
SBF GB&I: The plastic packaging tax must be used to kick-start investment in to the UK’s plastic circular economy
We must ensure there are no further delays to the passage of the UK’s Environment Bill through Parliament.
Miles Briggs: The pandemic has hit betting shops hard. The Gambling Review must do nothing to hamper their recovery.
It’s vital that governments in London and Edinburgh do nothing to make things more difficult than they already are.
Rama Thirunamachandran: Modern universities and their graduates are a necessity, not a luxury, in a post-Covid Britain
These institutions play a vital role – despite what commentators, and sometimes politicians, say.
It will deliver clean and high value development across Britain’s best growth region.
The Tories have an historic opportunity to turn Britain into a world leader in gambling harm prevention with a new Gambling Act
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has to be prepared to act on the evidence.
A Thames Freeport will be a magnet for new investment, jobs, skills development and the adoption of greener technology.
Scott Benton: We are right to reform the UK’s gambling laws – but we must not drive punters into the arms of the black market
A review should strike the right balance between protecting the vulnerable and not spoiling the enjoyment of people who enjoy a bet perfectly safely.
These lobbyists have a Trojan Horse agenda: this debate has consequences for other animal materials including wool, leather and food production.
Laurence Robertson: The gambling review is essential. But MPs must be wary of the law of unintended consequences.
Well intentioned measures can end up unfairly penalising the vast majority of the 30 million people in this country who enjoy a harmless bet.
An FOBT stake reduction from £100 to £2 per spin was the right thing to do, with a positive impact on gambling treatment services.
SMEs are facing unprecedented challenges. Faster internet speeds can make a great difference.