Interview: MICHAEL DUGHER Michael Dugher is the CEO of the Betting And Gaming Council. Formerly the Chief Executive of UK Music, he also served as a Labour MP for the Barnsley East constituency between 2010 and 2017, during which he held senior positions in the Shadow Cabinet including Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Meeting Michael Dugher.
MICHAEL DUGHER (part 1 of 3)
In Part 1, Michael talks about how he got into racing, his first betting experiences, a long Parliamentary career, and how that prepared him for his new role as CEO of the Betting and Gaming Council.
MICHAEL DUGHER (part 2 of 3)
In Part 2, Michael discusses how he’s finding the role at the BGC, tackles questions that have been raised about industry funding for education and prevention, the standards of BGC members and what changes might be coming in the future.
MICHAEL DUGHER (part 3 of 3)
In Part 3, Michael talks about a damning report from the Public Accounts Committee, the oncoming full scale review into the 2005 Gambling Act that is set to take place within the next few months, and the potential for a league table of gambling operators.