Evaluating Gambling in the UK

Work Programme for the Gambling Related Harm APPG – Autumn 2020

The APPG is today announcing its work programme for the Autumn. Additional sessions may be scheduled.

The Gambling Review – Next Steps – 29th Sept 2020 – (Attendance by invite only)

Children and Gambling – 15th October – 9 – 10am

  • James Miller – President, bacta
  • Prof Samantha Thomas – Professor, Public Health, Deakin University
  • Dr Philip Newall – Postdoctoral Researcher, Experimental Gambling Research Laboratory, CQ University
  • Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones – Neuroscience Researcher working as Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions

Children and Gambling: Lootboxes – 3rd November – 2:30 – 3:30pm

  • Dr David Zendle – Computer Science Lecturer at the University of York
  • Aaron Mansfield – Health and Wellbeing Manager for Young People at the Royal Society for Public Health
  • Louisa Mason – Senior Policy and Communications Executive at the Royal Society for Public Health and Gambling Health Alliance Lead

Children and Gambling: National Lottery – 4th November – 3 – 4pm

  • Nigel Railton – Chief Executive, Camelot

Gambling and Lockdown – 10th November – 2 – 3:15pm

  • Dr Henrietta Bowden Jones – Neuroscience Researcher working as Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions
  • Dr Heather Wardle – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Neil McArthur – Chief Executive, Gambling Commission
  • Matthew Hickey – Chief Executive, Gordon Moody Association
  • Kam Atwal – Research Specialist, Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)
  • Andrew Taylor – Regulatory Policy Executive, Committee on Advertising Practise, ASA

Closed Meeting – 16th December 2020 – 10 – 11am (Attendance by invitation only)

Gambling and the Black Market – Monday 18th January – 2:30pm – 4pm

  • Howard Reed – Landman Economics
  • Steen Madsen and Ismail Vali – Yield Sec
  • Matt Zarb-Cousin – Gamban
  • James Grimes – The Big Step

Women and Gambling – Monday 25th January – 3:30pm – 5pm

  • Nadine Ashworth – Lived experience witness
  • Kay Wadsworth – Lived experience witness
  • Kelly Field – Lived experience witness
  • Nicole – Lived experience witness
  • Sarah Grant – Lived experience witness
  • Dr Henrietta Bowden Jones – Founder and Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic
  • Matthew Hickey – Chief Executive, Gordon Moody Association
  • Marina Smith – Women’s Programme Manager, GamCare

Affordability – Tuesday 2nd February – 2:30pm – 4pm –

  • Dr James Noyes – Senior Fellow, Social Markets Foundation
  • Natalie Ledward – Head of Vulnerable Customers, Monzo Bank
  • Colin Hord – Chair, Horseracing Bettors Forum
  • Martin Cruddace – Chief Executive, Arena Racing Company
  • Daniel Chandler – Lived Experience

Annual General Meeting of the Gambling Related Harm APPG – Thursday 25th February – 2:00pm (Closed Session)

Football Seminar – Thursday 25th February – 2.30pm – 4pm

  • Panel Chair and Moderator: Rob Davies, Guardian Correspondent
  • Kieran Maguire – Expert on Football Financing
  • Mark Palios – Chairman, Tranmere Rovers FC
  • Tim Payton – Expert on Football Communications, Park Street Partners
  • Joey D’Urso – Sports Journalist

Public Health Seminar – Thursday 4th March – 2:30pm – 4pm

  • Hazel Cheeseman – Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
  • Matt Gaskell – Clinical Lead for NHS Northern Gambling Service
  • Heather Wardle – Academic – Gambling Behaviour
  • Liz and Charles Ritchie – Gambling with Lives
  • Louisa Mason – Gambling Policy Lead, Royal Society of Public Health

Briefing on Lloyds Banking Group Gambling Study – Thursday 25th March – 9am – 10am (Closed Session)

  • Dr Naomi Muggleton – University of Oxford
  • Professor Neil Stewart – University of Warwick
  • Dr Philip Newall – Central Queensland University
  • Dan Collins – Vulnerable Customers Team, Lloyds Banking Group

Casinos and Bingo – Thursday 29th April – 2:30pm – 3:30pm

  • Simon Thomas – Chief Executive, Hippodrome Casino
  • Miles Baron – Chief Executive, The Bingo Association
  • John O’Reilly – Chief Executive, The Rank Group