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FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 146: tabled on 19 June 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House notes with disappointment that the Government has again missed an opportunity to proceed with a stake reduction on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT); further notes the measures requiring a planning application for new betting shops combined with requiring those accessing stakes over £50 to use account-based play or load cash over the counter do not go far enough; further notes that more people are going to be drawn into more addictive FOBT play, whilst the most effective solution and the power to implement it already rests with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport of reducing the stake on par with all other high street gaming machines; further notes that the Government's package of reforms will only support the bookmakers whilst further encouraging problem gambling and leaving councils with ineffective powers to deal with the issues; and calls on the Government to use the precautionary principle and reduce the maximum stakes on FOBTs from £100 to £2 in line with all other high street gaming machines.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
York Central
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2014
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2014
Gower
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Rotherham
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2014
Islington North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Glasgow South West
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2014
Aberdeen North
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 June 2014
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2014
Birkenhead
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 1 July 2014
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 25 June 2014
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2014
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 June 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 2 July 2014
Belfast East
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Edmonton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 7 July 2014
Brighton, Pavilion
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Dundee West
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Livingston
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 June 2014
South Down
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2014
Glenrothes
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2014
Vale of Clwyd
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2014
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Ealing, Southall
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2014
Hazel Grove
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 July 2014
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 July 2014
Banff and Buchan
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 June 2014
Arfon
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Batley and Spen

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.