HC Deb 15 June 1961 vol 642 c69W
Mr. Dance

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of bookmakers and betting shops which have been registered since the passing of the Betting Act.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The information requested is not at present available, but I will in due course lay before the House a report giving information regarding the number of bookmakers' permits and betting office licences in force on 1st June.