Consultation underway on local Statement of Principles for Gambling

Date: 
Wednesday, 8 December, 2021


Consultation is taking place on local guidelines for gambling applications and activities.Consultation image

The Gambling Act 2005 requires East Dunbartonshire Licensing Board to prepare a Statement of Principles for Gambling that it proposes to apply, which needs to be reviewed every three years.

The Board is working with the Gambling Commission, Police Scotland, representatives for businesses and the wider general public to gather views on a revised draft Statement.

You can access further information and have a say until 10 January 2022 by visiting www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk/statement-gambling-2021

Councillor Jim Gibbons, Convener of East Dunbartonshire Licensing Board, said, "We have a number of responsibilities under the Gambling Act 2005, primarily in relation to licensed premises. I would encourage anyone with an interest in this area to visit the website and provide feedback to help inform the updated guidance."

Visit www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk/statement-gambling-2021 to find out more and give your views. If you have any comments, feedback or questions you can also email gambling.licensing@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Written responses can be sent to the Clerk to the Licensing Board, Legal and Democratic Services, East Dunbartonshire Council, 12 Strathkelvin Place, Kirkintilloch, G66 1TJ.

* Always play it safe - for support and advice on gambling, visit www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/public-and-players/safer-gambling

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