Gambling Commission Reappoints Members
By Staff
The body in charge of all British gambling, the Gambling Commission, has announced that four of its members have been reappointed to four-year terms by the Minister For Sport, Gerry Sutcliffe.

Paid $564 per day plus travel and food expenses, Eve Salomon, Ben Gunn, Gill Milburn and Bill Knight are to remain as Commissioners and serve until December of 2011.

The Commission was established in October of 2005 and has the responsibilities of keeping gambling free of crime, protecting children from harm and ensuring that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way.

Salomon is a regulatory and public affairs consultant and a director of Salomon Whittle Ltd, a company specialising in media-related matters.

Gunn served as the Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire from 1993 to 2002 and is a senior partner in Campbell Gunn Associates, a firm of Management Consultants. He was the Independent Chairman of the joint Jockey Club/British Horseracing Board Security Review that examined integrity issues in horseracing in Great Britain in 2003 and is currently the Independent Regulatory Director of the British Horseracing Authority.

Milburn is a Magistrate and has served on Cheshire Magistrates Court's Youth, Licensing and Enforcement Panels. She also works with North West Ark, a programme to rehabilitate drug offenders.

Knight is a solicitor and Chairman of the Financial Reporting Review Panel and Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's Council. He is the former Chairman of the Enforcement Committee of the General Insurance Standards Council and of the Law Society's Company Law Committee.

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