Press Releases

Act now on problem gambling, churches and charities tell parliament.

A substantial increase in problem gambling in the last four years is unacceptable and needs urgent action, a group of national churches will tell parliament tomorrow.
On Tuesday, 22 November, the Salvation Army, Quaker Action on Alcohol and Drugs, the Methodist Church, the Evangelical Alliance and CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education) will give evidence to [...]


Government must take action in response to an increase of problem gamblers, say group of churches.

The Government must take urgent action in response to a report showing a rise in the number of problem gamblers, say a group of churches.

The churches want local councils to have the power to limit the number of gambling premises in their areas.


Press release on mandatory labelling and health warnings on alcohol

In response to the news that the Department of Health is consulting on proposals for mandatory labelling on alcohol products, Helena Chambers, Director of QAAD said: