P-05-987 Update guidelines so family run Adult Gaming Centres qualify for Business Grants in Wales

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P-05-987 Update guidelines so family run Adult Gaming Centres qualify for Business Grants in Wales

 

This petition was submitted by Delucia Sidoli having collected a total of 706 signatures.

 

Text of Petition:                     

Many towns in Wales have an Adult Gaming Centre (AGC). Of all the AGCs in Wales, only a handful are operated by national chains, the rest are family run.

 

Welsh Government is currently adamant that they will not update COVID Business Grant guidelines to support these family run AGCs. AGCs are also excluded from the Economic Resilience Fund.

 

Some AGCs in Wales have operated since the 80s and all employ local people. The current lack of support is putting hundreds of Welsh jobs at risk.

 

Additional Information:

AGCs have been included in the grant schemes in England and in Scotland, and businesses in those countries have confirmed they have received the grants.

 

 

Status

This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 15/09/2020.

 

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and in light of the fact that the Minister has no intention of changing the guidance in relation to the grants scheme, and the scheme has now closed to new applications, the Committee agreed to close the petition and thank the petitioner.

 

Full details of the consideration of this petitions by the committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 15/09/2020.

 

Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Cardiff South and Penarth
  • South Wales Central

 

Further information

 

 

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Type: For information

First published: 27/07/2020

 

 

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