Nick Smith – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Nick Smith on 2015-10-19.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to ensure that fans buying tickets for sporting and cultural events are not disadvantaged by organised gangs of online touts in the secondary ticket market.

Tracey Crouch

The Government announced last week that Professor Michael Waterson has been appointed to chair the independent review of consumer protection measures in the secondary ticket market. The review will look into existing protections for consumers and how tickets come to be available on the secondary market.