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Allocation of lottery funds

Request date: 27 January 2023

This version was printed or saved on: 13 July 2024

Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/about-us/freedomofinformation/allocation-of-lottery-funds

Request

To request copies of all communication whereby you have been made aware of National Lotttery operating under Camelot that funding is allocated to venues unsuitable for music events.

Response

Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In your email you have requested all communication whereby you [The Commission] have been made aware of National Lotttery, operating under Camelot, that funding is allocated to venues unsuitable for music events.

The Gambling Commission is responsible for licensing and regulating the National Lottery, ensuring the interests of participants are protected and maximising returns for good causes, however, we do not collect details on the distribution of funds to good causes. As such, I can confirm that no information is held falling within the scope of your request.

Review of the decision

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your Freedom of Information request you are entitled to an internal review of our decision. You should write to FOI Team, Gambling Commission, 4th floor, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP or by reply to this email.

Please note, internal review requests should be made within 40 working days of the initial response. Requests made outside this timeframe will not be processed.

If you are not content with the outcome of our review, you may then apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have already exhausted the review procedure provided by the Gambling Commission.

The ICO can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office (opens in a new tab), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Information Management Team
Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham B2 4BP