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NATIONAL LOTTERY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1066A1: tabled on 12 February 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Katy Clark on 12 February 2013. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and on fixed odds betting terminals.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes the chance of winning the jackpot on the UK Lotto draw is one in 13,983,816; further notes that the odds of winning any prize on the National Lottery is one in 54; recognises that the price of a National Lottery ticket will rise to £2 in Autumn 2013; further recognises that research published in 2009 by the think tank Theos found that those who buy lottery tickets are disproportionately from low income backgrounds; further notes that the chances of winning are not displayed on lottery tickets and that the odds may not be widely known; and calls on the Government to require the odds of winning to be clearly displayed on lottery tickets.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.