Twelve leading Tory MPs join calls to accelerate curbs on FOBTs

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MPs who all work for ministers write to chief whip amid growing rebellion over policy

Ten leading Conservative MPs have written to the chief whip urging the government to bow to pressure to bring forward curbs on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs).

The letter comes after more than 100 MPs, including Tory rebels such as Boris Johnson, Jo Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and David Davis, put their name to an amendment designed to force the government to speed up the policy.

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