Mark has asked Culture, Media and Sports Ministers in the House of Commons, what plans they have to reform the governance of oversight and due diligence of the Gambling Commission in response to the collapse of Football Index
John Whittingdale, Minister of State with responsibility for Gambling, responded as follows:
The Secretary of State has appointed Malcolm Sheehan QC to lead the independent review of the Football Index gambling product. He will provide an independent expert account of the actions taken by the Gambling Commission and other relevant regulatory bodies, and consider the lessons to be learnt for the future. As outlined in my Written Ministerial Statement of 7 June, the independent review is expected to provide a report for publication in the summer. The statement can be found at: https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-statements/detail/2021-06-07/hcws63 and the scope and terms of reference for the review are available on gov.uk.