NHS to introduce "Drunk Tanks". Late Night Levy should fund this.

NHS Drunk Tanks

By Gerald Gouriet | December 29, 2017 | Comments Off on NHS Drunk Tanks

The continuing problems of excess alcohol consumption are hard to dissociate from excess provision.

Government Consolidated Coronavirus Guidance

Uber Model is Unlawful

By Gerald Gouriet | December 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Uber Model is Unlawful

Transport for London release full reasons for refusing to renew Uber’s London licence.

Judge dismisses Prosecution of Uber Driver for Plying for Hire

Milton Keynes loses Appeal

By Gerald Gouriet | November 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Milton Keynes loses Appeal

“A naked usurpation of the legislative function under the thin disguise of interpretation” ?

Graffiti of Workers Rights on wall. Uber are trying to avoid paying the minimum wager to their drivers.

Workers’ rights: Uber appeal

By Gerald Gouriet | November 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Workers’ rights: Uber appeal

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules that Uber must give minimum rights to workers.

3 monkeys see nothing wrong with the Licensing Act

A Lost Opportunity

By Gerald Gouriet | November 6, 2017 | Comments Off on A Lost Opportunity

The Government Response to the House of Lords Select Committee report on the Licensing Act 2003 is a lost opportunity.

Uber Britannia Temporary licence

Uber Licence renewed

By Gerald Gouriet | November 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Uber Licence renewed

Uber Britannia operator’s licence renewed for 6 months only. Outstanding issues to be resolved. TfL/Uber appeal.

DCMS as a 2017 King Canute

DCMS Gambling Review

By Gerald Gouriet | October 31, 2017 |

A Modern King Canute? The DCMS hopes to stem the tide of problem gambling.

Cheating. Man with card up his sleeve. Dishonesty

Cheating and Dishonesty

By Gerald Gouriet | October 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Cheating and Dishonesty

The Supreme Court has ruled that dishonesty is not a necessary ingredient of Cheating.

Binge Drinking. Minimum unit Price.

Minimum Pricing

By Gerald Gouriet | October 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Minimum Pricing

The Welsh government has announced a new Bill which will introduce a minimum price for the sale of alcohol in Wales.

FOBT. This is a signpost pointing tFOBTs are a hybrid of fruit machines and roulette. They are said to be very addictive.

ResPublica Report

By Gerald Gouriet | October 17, 2017 | Comments Off on ResPublica Report

A Respublica report urges the maximum stake on FOBTs in betting shops to be reduced from £100 to £2 per spin