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Gambling: Internet

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what representations he has made to the US administration in respect of its decision to withdraw from a World Trade Organisation commitment to provide access to the US online gambling market to non-US companies. (205375)

The UK remained in close contact with the US Administration, the European Commission, and UK gambling interests throughout the negotiation of an agreed compensation package with the US.

A final compensation package was agreed, between the EC and the US, in December 2007.