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Annual Report and Accounts 2021 to 2022

The Gambling Commission's 2021 to 2022 Annual Report and Accounts.

  1. Contents
  2. Notes to the accounts
  3. 10. Cash and cash equivalents

10. Cash and cash equivalents

Cash and cash equivalents
Data definitions 2022
Balance at 1 April 17,556 16,605
Net change in cash and cash equivalent balances 9,769 951
Balance at 31 March 27,325 17,556
The following balances at 31 March were held at:
Government Banking Service 17,502 7,260
Commercial banks and cash in hand 9,823 10,296
Balance at 31 March 27,325 17,556

The majority of the Commission's cash and cash equivalent balances are held with the Government Banking Service apart from £9,822,558 (£10,296,271 2020/21) which is held with commercial banks or as cash in hand.

Increase in the cash position attributable to:

  • increased deferred income of £3.6 million in 2021-22 compared to previous years (see Note 5, Fee cash receipts, for fee changes)
  • the Commission held £1.245 million (2020-21 £nil) of fines payable to the Consolidated Fund at 31 March 2022
  • trade and other payables cash flow movement including an increase of £7.4 million, predominantly related to GIA for the fourth National Lottery licence competition.
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