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Request date: 19 May 2023
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Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/about-us/freedomofinformation/external-lottery-managers-elms
What proportion of local authority lotteries and small society lotteries are attributable to the activities of External Lottery Manager providers rather than being organised by societies/local authorities themselves?
Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
In your email you have requested what proportion of local authority lotteries and small society lotteries are attributable to the activities of External Lottery Manager providers rather than being organised by societies/local authorities themselves?
Section 21 of the FOIA provides that information is exempt where it is reasonably accessible elsewhere, information in the latest industry statistics regarding the percentage of Society Lottery sales raised by ELM’s, the figures do not include data for the National Lottery or for Small Society Lottery data. The information can be found here:
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