AUTHOR: davidstewart

#BettingPeople: PHILIP DAVIES MP

#BettingPeople: PHILIP DAVIES MP: Philip Davies is a Conservative MP for Shipley in West Yorkshire who has been in Parliament since 2005. A fan of racing from an early age, Philip worked in a betting shop run by his mother and also worked at Asda in Leeds as a Senior Marketing Manager before becoming an MP, he was elected to the board of the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) in 2019 and has been a vocal voice in support of the racing industry. Meeting Philip Davies MP with William Kedjanyi.

PHILIP DAVIES MP (part 1 of 2)

In Part 1, Philip tells us about his early days working in a betting shop, how he got into politics, and some of his first racing memories. Philip also discusses the best way to promote racing in a tricky time for the sport’s image and any areas that the gambling review should be focusing on.

PHILIP DAVIES MP (part 2 of 2)

In Part 2, Philip gives his view on the Gambling Commission and IBAS, discusses the potential implications of the Gambling Review, gives his view on bookmaking restrictions, and tells us why he’s ‘quite attracted’ by the idea of minimum bet limits.

The performance of the BGC is also discussed along with the difference between ‘games of skill’ and ‘games of chance’, affordability checks and loss limits.


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