Labour proposes new levy on bookies to fund problem gambling treatment

RGA accepts current responsible gambling efforts may need reform if senior politicians have “lost faith”

The UK Labour Party has revealed plans to impose a new compulsory levy on bookmakers with the proceeds going towards treatments for gambling addiction. Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson said the levy would specifically fund NHS treatment in an effort to end the "destructive cycle of addiction". He also hit out at firms for not…

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