On 11th July, Calvin Ayre reported that the Gambling Commission has released a report that it claims will help measure the social cost of gambling-related harm.  The Commission has put consumer protection at the heart of its regulatory environment.  The report proposes to define gambling-related harm as “the adverse impacts from gambling on the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and society.” These impacts on resources, relationships and health can be both short-lived and persistent.

The report: “Measuring gambling-related harms: A framework for action” is available at –

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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