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Education: Gambling

Volume 463: debated on Monday 1 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will commission a study on whether teaching children bridge in school can lead to the start of a gambling addiction. (147210)

The Department has no plans to commission a study on the links between teaching Bridge in school and gambling addiction.

All children and young people are given the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills to avoid some of the potential pitfalls of gambling through Personal, Social and Health Education in schools.