Commissioners re-appointed to the Gambling Commission Board
Date: 6 April
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced
the re-appointment of Rachel Lampard and Lord (Andrew)
McIntosh of Haringey as Gambling Commission Commissioners.
Rachel Lampard and Lord McIntosh are already Commissioners
on the Gambling Commission Board and have agreed a second term of
four years commencing on 3 July 2010.
In addition, Brian Pomeroy, Chair of the Gambling Commission, who
had already indicated that he would not be seeking a second term as
Chair of the Commission has agreed to extend his current
appointment by six months to end on 30 March 2011.
See further details on the
Notes to editors
The Gambling Commission
- 1. The Gambling Commission (the Commission) regulates gambling
in the public interest alongside its co-regulators local licensing
authorities. It does so by keeping crime out of gambling, by
ensuring that gambling is conducted fairly and openly, and by
protecting children and vulnerable people from being harmed or
exploited by gambling. The Commission also provides independent
advice to government on gambling in Britain.
- 2. The Commission and local licensing authorities
are responsible for licensing and regulating all gambling in
Great Britain other than the National Lottery and spread betting,
which are the responsibility of the National Lottery Commission and
the Financial Services Authority (FSA) respectively.
- 3. Board of Commissioners.
- You can call John Travers on (0121) 230 6700, (07852) 124624 or
email him via firstname.lastname@example.org.