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Artist or CreatorSteve Bell
Title or CaptionAusterity
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date20 Mar 2014
FormatDigital
Embedded text or transcriptBingo Balls
Person DepictedOsborne; George (1971-)
NotesNews: "... Ladbrokes suffered a 12% fall in its share price as the City feared the company's profits could be cut by almost a third after the chancellor raised duties on profits made from FOBTs from 20% to 25%. Critics argue the machines lead to more cases of problem gambling, while in February, a study produced by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling showed that more than 13bn pounds was gambled on the machines by the poorest quarter of England's population. However, the duty on bingo was halved as other forms of gambling escaped treasury punishment. ... " Simon Goodley The Guardian
DescriptionArtist has labelled digital image 3642-200314 budgetbingo
Subjectsbingo
Chancellor of the Exchequer
austerity
Budgets
poverty
gambling tax
Copyright contact detailsbelltoons@ntworld.com www.belltoons.co.uk
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