HC Deb 09 February 1999 vol 325 cc140-1W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many licensed casinos there are in(a) England, (b) Wales and (c) the North West of England. [69377]

Mr. George Howarth

There are 100 licensed casinos in England and 4 in Wales.

16 casinos are in the north west of England, (Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside; Cumbria and Cheshire have none). One more is due to open in May or June this year.