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Membership and attendance

The group’s membership is as follows:

  • Executive Director – Research & Policy (Chair)
  • three other members at Director and/or Head of or above.

A minimum of two members is required for the meeting to be quorate. Deputies may attend where necessary and will be approved by the members of the group prior to the meeting.

The Chair can nominate another member to chair the meeting in their absence.

A member of the legal team will attend to provide legal advice, including on application of the Gambling Commission’s Statements of Principles and Policies, but is not a member of the group.

Other employees of the Commission or advisers may be requested by the Committee to attend meetings to assist with discussions on any particular matter.

Any member of the group or attendee must declare any involvement in any proposed recipient, or regulatory process which has led to a particular regulatory settlement to be discussed at the group. Where the group identifies a possible a conflict of interest, or perception of bias due to this involvement, that attendee will be asked to leave the meeting for the relevant decision.

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