Cookies on the Gambling Commission website

The Gambling Commission website uses cookies to make the site work better for you. Some of these cookies are essential to how the site functions and others are optional. Optional cookies help us remember your settings, measure your use of the site and personalise how we communicate with you. Any data collected is anonymised and we do not set optional cookies unless you consent.

Set cookie preferences

You've accepted all cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

Skip to main content

Board minutes 15 February 2023

Venue: Remote meeting

Time: 09:30 - 12:30


  • Cath Cooney (CC)
  • Anna van der Gaag (AVDG) (Chair)
  • Hermine Graham (HE)
  • Jane West (JW)
  • Philip Newall (PN)
  • Ulla Romild (UR).

In attendance:

  • (REDACTED) (notes item 5 only)
  • (REDACTED) (notes)
  • (REDACTED) (Digital Advisory Panel - item 5 only)
  • (REDACTED) (Digital Advisory Panel - item 5 only)
  • (REDACTED) (item 5 only)
  • (REDACTED) (item 5 only)
  • (REDACTED) (Lived Experience Advisory Panel - item 5 only).

1. Welcome, apologies and declarations of interest

AVDG welcomed Board Members to the meeting.

There were no new declarations of interest.

2. Minutes and matters arising from November 2022

Note of November 2022 meeting shared as supporting document for further conversation on Evidence Strategy held in February 2023.

3. Chair's update

AVDG introduced the Chair’s report and asked if there were any other updates and/or comments to provide. None were raised from the Board.

4. Update on January workshop

AVDG shared reflections from the meeting with Gambling Commission colleagues about future priorities.

Members shared their reflections and identified key points from the meeting.

ABSG noted that the White Paper on the Gambling Act Review remains in draft for ministerial approval.

5. Evidence Strategy

ABSG welcomed members of the Commission's Research and Statistics team, Digital Advisory Panel (DAP) and Lived Experience Panel (LEAP) for a follow-on discussion on the Commission’s three-year evidence strategy and input on key areas under development.

6. Reflections from HE on her work with ABSG

HE shared her reflections on working with ABSG over the past six years, what has changed and recommendations for future work.

AVDG and everyone else in attendance thanked HE for her dedication and hard work as a member of ABSG over the past six years.

7. Any Other Business

None notified.

Is this page useful?
Back to top