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Gambling (Royal Commission Report)

Volume 958: debated on Tuesday 14 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proposals he has t6 introduce legislation following the report of the Royal Commission on gambling; and if he will make a statement.

I have asked for comments on-the report by the end of this year. In the meantime, I have no immediate plans for legislation, but I am urgently considering the Commission's recommendations on society and local authority lotteries, and on the Pool Competitions Act 1971.