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Culture Secretary appoints new Gambling Commissioners

The Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has appointed five new Gambling Commissioners. As reported on Gov.uk, Sarika Patel, John Baillie and Catharine Seddon will join for five years, with Simone Pennie and Stephen Cohen for a period of four years. Sarika Patel is a business leader with over 25 years of public and private organisational experience. She is currently a partner …

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UKGC pushes for fee amendments

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is planning to advise the government to amend the current fees regulations, in order to take account of the significant changes in the population of operators that it regulates and to address identified problems in the current fees structure. The UKGC  is therefore developing its advice to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The commission …

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Culture Secretary appoints new Gambling Commissioners

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has appointed three new Gambling Commissioners to the regulator’s 10-strong board.  Alison Hastings and Trevor Pearce CBE have both been given 4 year terms, while Jonathan Scott has been given 5 years. Alison Hastings is a Non-executive Director and Vice President of the British Board of Film Classification, a Press Complaints Commissioner, a Non-executive Director of …

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