The next operator must address falling receipts, an ageing player base, and reduced funds for good causes.
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This is an opportunity to bring together those making a difference in communities with the flexible, socially motivated investment they need.
Brigid Simmonds: The Gambling Review must avoid driving young people towards the unsafe, unregulated black market
BGC members have recently drawn up a code of conduct, which aims to protect children from gambling ads, among other steps.
Through the National Lottery, the public have raised over £43 billion for charities, sports, arts and other causes.
Matt Vickers: The steady decline in National Lottery good cause spending is a serious cause for concern
In 2019/20 contributions to good causes rose by 0.31 per cent despite a 14.32 per cent increase in profits for Camelot.
While Prime Minister, he channelled National Lottery money into sport, thereby avoiding a repetition of Britain’s humiliation at the 1996 Games.
We need to focus on developing our brightest and most talented people, in a range of different fields, from a young age.
Allowing those who we now require to be in education until they’re 18 to lose £350 a week in fixed odds online gambling is madness.
Lucy Winkett: Churches have played a vital role throughout Covid. But their buildings are increasingly under threat.
Often hundreds of years old, they contend with crumbling roofs, deteriorating halls, and other inadequate facilities. These spaces desperately need funding.
The government has delayed changes to the laws restricting charity lotteries, even though some legislation dates back to 1976.