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

NHS Drunk Tanks

By Gerald Gouriet | December 29, 2017 |

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 |

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 |

“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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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