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Gambling addiction and advertising

EDM (Early Day Motion) 74: tabled on 20 January 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the impact of gambling addiction which can completely destroy the lives of the person addicted and has a huge impact on their family and those close to them; acknowledges the voluntary ban on gambling adverts during live sport before 9pm; and calls on the Government to go further and ban gambling adverts on TV and the internet outright, with the exception of the National Lottery and charitable lotteries.