Information note proposed changes to Gambling Commission licence fees
Date: 20 March
The Gambling Commission (the Commission) has recently
concluded a joint public consultation exercise with the Department
for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on proposals to reduce the
overall amount in licence fees paid to the Commission.
The Commission has published an information note
which summarises the proposed changes made to fees which,
subject to parliamentary approval, will come into effect on 6 April
The vast majority of licensed operators will next be required to
pay their annual fees in September 2012.
Further information will be published on the Commission’s
website prior to the proposed changes to fees coming into effect on
6 April 2012. Licensed operators with further questions can contact
the Commission in the usual way via email@example.com
or by phone on 0121 230 6666.
Read the information note:
Information note proposed changes to Gambling Commission licence
fees - March 2012
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. See the Terms & Conditions section of our
website for information on legal
- Further information is available from the Commission's website.
Gambling Commission: John Travers on (0121) 230 6700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.