Bacta’s response to today’s PM statement

5th July 2021 – Press Release


Following today’s statement from the Prime Minister on July 19 Freedom Day deregulation in England, John White, CEO of bacta said:


“We welcome Boris Johnson’s announcement this evening, which states that social distancing will come to an end on July 19. The necessity to socially distance has cut the capacity in our arcades and prevented people enjoying our products in pubs, therefore this news will be a great relief to bacta members.”

About Bacta

Bacta represents the owners and operators of over-18 amusement centres (AGCs), seaside amusement arcades, and the companies that hire machines to pubs, clubs, bowling alleys, bingo halls and similar venues. It also represents the manufacturers and distributors of all types of gaming machines and amusement equipment ranging from children’s rides, to jukeboxes, fruit machines in pubs and clubs, redemption machines, crane grabbers, penny falls, tuppeny nudgers, test your strength machines, videos, and pool tables.


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