Jim Shannon

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

DUP MP ar gyfer Strangford

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Gambling Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on a number of aspects of the regulation of gambling. Specific votes have been on the powers of local councils to use planning laws to control the numbers, and locations, of betting shops as well as regulations limiting stakes, and prizes, for gambling machines, and the laws governing the operation of casinos.

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Jim Shannon consistently voted for greater regulation of gambling

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Major votes

  • On 4 Rha 2013: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against increasing the stake, and prize, limits for certain categories of gambling machine. Show vote
  • On 26 Tach 2013: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to extend the horserace betting levy to overseas bookmakers. Show vote
  • On 26 Tach 2013: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to require those running internet and telephone gambling operations to ban those who have registered for self-exclusion. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2011: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 8 Ion 2014: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Ion 2014: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 16 Hyd 2013: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote

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