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Betting Shops

Volume 227: debated on Monday 28 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many betting shops are open for evening racing; and how many betting shops that were previously open for evening racing have now closed.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what effect the evening opening of betting shops has had on attendances at greyhound racing stadiums.

I understand that the greyhound racing industry is concerned that there has been a recent downturn in admissions, but that no figures are available yet.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the names, occupations and current employers of those who currently hold positions in each public body to which he makes appointments; if he will make a statement on the considerations taken into account when making such appointments; and if he will list details of the posts and salaries or allowances payable which have changed since the publication of "Public Bodies 1992".

[holding answer 25 June 1993]: The information requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.