Gambling Commission publishes annual report and accounts
Date: 4 July
The Gambling Commission has published its annual report and
accounts for the 2011/12 financial year.
This year has been one both of consolidation and change. The
Commission is targeting its resources more effectively to meet the
regulatory challenges of a dynamic and innovative industry and a
changing international environment, while at the same time holding
the industry to account for the responsible conduct of
You can download a copy of the annual report from the Commission’s website.
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 email@example.com.