Early day motion 146

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FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

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.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 25.06.2014
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 30.06.2014
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 30.06.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 25.06.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 24.06.2014
Champion, Sarah Labour Party Rotherham 08.07.2014
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 30.06.2014
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.06.2014
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 30.06.2014
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 01.07.2014
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 19.06.2014
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 23.06.2014
Field, Frank Labour Party Birkenhead 26.06.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 26.06.2014
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 30.06.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 01.07.2014
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 25.06.2014
Heyes, David Labour Party Ashton under Lyne 25.06.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 19.06.2014
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 24.06.2014
Lammy, David Labour Party Tottenham 19.06.2014
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 24.06.2014
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 02.07.2014
Love, Andrew Labour Party Edmonton 13.10.2014
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 07.07.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 19.06.2014
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 08.07.2014
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 25.06.2014
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 10.07.2014
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 01.09.2014
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 23.06.2014
Robertson, John Labour Party Glasgow North West 19.06.2014
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 24.06.2014
Ruane, Chris Labour Party Vale of Clwyd 24.06.2014
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 19.06.2014
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 10.07.2014
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 25.06.2014
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 10.07.2014
Watson, Tom Labour Party West Bromwich East 19.06.2014
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 02.07.2014
Whiteford, Eilidh Scottish National Party Banff and Buchan 02.07.2014
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 24.06.2014
Wood, Mike Roy Labour Party Batley and Spen 30.06.2014