Welcome to the website for the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals All Party Parliamentary Group


About the group

The Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBT) All Party Parliamentary Group has been created to provide a forum for discussion and further investigation into the impact of FOBTs in our communities. The group’s statement of purpose is:

“To address the issues associated with fixed odds betting terminals”

In pursuit if this purpose, The Group has launched an inquiry “Fixed Odds Betting Terminals – Assessing the Impact”.

In a series of hearings, the inquiry will be taking oral evidence from the range of stakeholders in the FOBT debate from gambling addiction experts and FOBT users, to regulators, bookmaker Chief Executives and their representatives.

The inquiry would welcome written submissions from interested parties by 31 August 2016.

Using this evidence the group will publish a report setting out their findings early in 2017.

Written Submissions should be sent by 31 August 2016 to kenneth.pritchard@interelgroup.com


Chair- Carolyn Harris MP

Vice Chair- David Lammy MP

Vice Chair- Stuart McDonald MP

Treasurer- Stephen Timms MP

Secretary- Sir Peter Bottomley MP


For further information, please contact the group Secretariat

Kenneth Pritchard
T: 0207 593 3832
E: kenneth.pritchard@interelgroup.com