HC Deb 27 February 1963 vol 672 cc184-5W
Mr. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many betting shop licences have been applied for in Scotland under the Betting and Gaming Act; how many have been granted; how many of the applications were granted only after appeal;

Number of Applications Applications Granted by Licensing Court Applications Granted on Appeal Applications Rejected by Licensing Court Rejections by Licensing Court Confirmed on Appeal
1st March, 1961 to 31st May, 1961:
New Licences 1,680 1,502 19 178 12
1st June, 1961 to31stMay, 1962:
New Licences 674 529 26 110 18
Renewals 1,654 1,524 35
Detailed figures are contained in the reports laid before the House in 1961 and 1962.