On 1st July, the House of Commons Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry called for the submission from interested parties, asking such questions as – how effective is the Gambling Act 2005 in achieving its aims of preventing gambling from being a crime or disorder, ensuring that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way, and protecting children and other vulnerable person from being harmed or exploited by gambling?; does the Act need updating?; should gambling operators have a legal duty of care to their customers?; and what are the social and economic costs of gambling? Submissions are required by 6th September.