Statement of gambling policy

Objectives and the policy.

Our statement of gambling policy guides us in the process of determining applications. 

We review and publish the policy every 3 years. 


The Gambling Act (2005) aims to promote 3 objectives: 

  • keep gambling crime-free 
  • make sure that gambling is fair and open 
  • protect children and vulnerable adults 

The policy

The policy gives guidance on: 

  • matters we take into account when considering an application 
  • our arrangements for making sure premises follow their licence conditions and responsibilities 

You can download our statement of gambling policy and the local area profile: 

We are bound by the Gambling Act and the Act guidance produced by the Gambling Commission: 

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