Payment and Services

Call for Evidence Relating to Lotteries

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport have caledl for evidence exploring the current balance across society lotteries, The National Lottery and competing gambling products in raising funds for good causes and maintaining player protection.

The original consultation and ACS' submission can be viewed below.

In their submission, ACS highlights the role that lottery products play in convenience stores.

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Specification of the £1 coin: a technical consultation

Budget 2014 announced that the government will introduce a new and highly secure £1 coin. The design incorporates four key features that would make the new £1 coin the most secure circulating coin in the world. These include: a 12-sided shape; bi-metallic construction; bi-colour appearance; and the Royal Mint’s new, world-leading anti-counterfeiting technology (Integrated Secure Identification Systems). The government is now seeking views on the proposals.

The original consultation and ACS' response can be viewed via the links below.

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