Review of Statement of Gambling Principles

Under the Gambling Act 2005 Newark & Sherwood District Council is required to have a Statement of Principles relating to its duties under that Act. The Council is also required to review that policy as necessary every three years.

The Council is now consulting on its proposed Statement of Gambling Principles which must be completed in time to allow the Council to adopt it by 31st January 2022.

Read a draft version of the revised Statement of Principles (PDF File, 1,014kb)

The changes to this edition are limited, however, to ensure that consultees to identify any changes these are shown in red on the draft.  Text that is brackets are words to be deleted from the policy.

Comments can be made by e-mail to or posted to:

Licensing – Public Protection

Newark & Sherwood District Council

Castle House,

Great North Road


NG24 1BY


The consultation period began on 7th September 2021 and the closing date for responses is 12th October 2021.

We would like to thank you for taking part in the consultation process and we look forward to receiving your comments in due course.