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Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (Betting Shops) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2014-15

Last updated: 30 March 2015 at 13:55

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Long title

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to create a new planning use class for betting shops with fixed odds betting terminals, which would require the granting of planning permission; to provide that local planning authorities assess demand for fixed odds betting terminal betting shops when considering applications for premises in that planning use class and place a cap on the number of such shops for which planning permission may be granted in any area; and for connected purposes.


Thomas Docherty
Dunfermline and West Fife

Current version of the Bill

25 February 2015

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