Sessions of the Inquiry

The Fixed Odds Betting Terminals APPG is holding an inquiry “Fixed Odds Betting Terminals- Assessing the Impact”. Please see below for the sessions of the inquiry.

Sessions of the Inquiry

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 10am

  • Assessing the Impact people who have gambled
    • Previous FOBT Gamblers
    • Derek Webb, The Campaign for Fairer Gambling

Wednesday 14th September, 2pm

  • Assessing the Impact on Local Communities
    • Sir Robin Wales, Newham Council
    • Councillor Anita Lower, Local Government Association

Thursday 13th October 2016, 10.30am

  • Assessing the Impact on the Vulnerable
    • Martin Kettle, Church of England
    • Dan Boucher, CARE
    • Helena Chambers, Quaker Action
    • Dirk Hanson, GamCare

Tuesday 1st November, 10.30am

  • Assessing the Impact on the Wider Gambling Industry
    • John White, Chief Executive, Bacta
    • Jason Frost, President, Bacta
    • Tracey Damestani, Chief Executive of National Casino Forum
    • Dennis Dowling, Member, National Casino Forum
    • Simon Thomas, CEO, Hippodrome Casino
    • Fintan Drury, Former Chairman, Paddy Power

Wednesday 16th November, 2.30pm

  • Assessing the Impact - The Policy and Regulatory Landscape
    • Tracey Crouch, Minister for Sport Tourism and Heritage, The Department of Culture Media and Sport
    • Sarah Harrison, Chief Executive, Gambling Commission

Tuesday 29th November, 10am

  • Assessing the Impact – The Research Agenda
    • Kate Lampard, Chair, Gamble Aware
    • Marc Etches, Chief Executive, Gamble Aware
    • Sir Christopher Kelly, Chair, Responsible Gambling Strategy Board
  • Assessing the Impact - Experience from working with Bookmakers
    • Bill Bennett
    • Barry Phillips

Tuesday 6th December, 10.30am

  • Assessing the Impact – Academic Research
    • Stephen Sharman - University of Lincoln
    • Dr Sean Cowlishaw - University of Bristol
    • Dr Simon Dymond  - Swansea University
    • Prof Jim Orford - University of Birmingham
    • Peter Collins - University of Cape Town
    • Shannon Hanrahan, The Outcomes Group


Wednesday 11th January, 10.30am

  • Testimony from the Bookmakers
    • BetFred (invited)
    • William Hill (invited)
    • Ladbrokes Coral (invited)
    • Paddy Power (invited)