Gambling watchdog should push Camelot to ensure fair share goes to charities, committee says

The government’s Gambling Commission should pressure Camelot to change the way it runs the national lottery to ensure more money goes to good causes amid rising profits for the company, a cross-party committee of MPs has said.

The current lottery licence, which runs until 2023, is overly long and too inflexible, the public accounts committee (PAC) said in a report, making it hard to respond to consumer changes which had seen incomes for good causes drop by 15% in a year.

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