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The Labour Right’s Bookie Boys

As the gambling industry preys on millions of vulnerable people for profit, it can be comforted in the knowledge that it will always have one friend it can rely on: the Labour right.

Illustration by An Chen

This August, Labour’s Rachel Reeves announced that she had received a new donation of £10,000 from Richard Flint to ‘support the shadow chancellor’s office’. Flint’s history is colourful; as a longstanding chief executive of Sky Bet, he left in 2018 to take up a role as a non-executive director of Flutter PLC, the gambling giant […]

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