How to join

A few people have already expressed a desire to join this as-yet-not-quite-existing Lottery Party, so I think I’d better sort out a way for them to do that fairly soon. OK, so just for now there’s a form on the Members page to sign up to a Mailchimp mailing list, so at least people can … Read moreHow to join

Further research – conversation with Local Authority and Gambling Commission

Further research reveals that a single £40 fee, and registration with the Local Authority – local to the lottery organiser’s primary address – is all that is required to run a lottery (a ‘Small Society Lottery’) or any number of such lotteries, even if there is no option for free entry.  The limit is the … Read moreFurther research – conversation with Local Authority and Gambling Commission

Preliminary research on legality of lottery model

2015-06-08 13:13:09 Monday… [Post moved from previous site] Just had a conversation with a couple of guys at the Electoral Commission. Very helpful. I ran the basic model of the party past them and they had no immediate concerns. That Commission is apparently not interested in the mechanism by which the party is funded, only … Read morePreliminary research on legality of lottery model