Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill — New Clause 14 — Self-Exclusion for Remote Gambling — 26 Nov 2013 at 14:30
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted not to require those running internet and telephone gambling operations to ban those who have registered for self-exclusion.
The majority of MPs voted against requiring those holding remote operating licence for gambling (eg. to run an internet or telephone gambling operation) to exclude any person who has registered for self-exclusion from using their services.
MPs were considering the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill. The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That the clause be read a Second time.
The clause in question was:
- After section 89(1) (remote operating licence) of the Gambling Act 2005, insert—
- “( ) The Commission shall hold a list of persons who have registered to be excluded from remote gambling.
- ( ) It shall be a condition of a remote operating licence that an operator must exclude any person who has registered for self-exclusion with the Commission.
The commission referred to is the Gambling Commission.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill (now an Act)
-  New Clause 14 — Self-exclusion for remote gambling, Official Record, 26 November 2013
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||242 (+1 tell)||1||0||80.0%|
|Lab||0||204 (+2 tell)||0||79.8%|
|LDem||41 (+1 tell)||0||0||75.0%|
|Zac Goldsmith||Richmond Park||Con (front bench)||aye|