Philosophy of the RNL

The Vision, Mission, and Values of the Regulator of the National Lottery derive from the National Lottery Act 2013 and public sector values and are set out here:


A safe, sustainable, properly run lottery maximising returns for good causes.


We aim to achieve our vision by:

  • Overseeing the operations of the National Lottery and enforcing compliance as required
  • Considering proposals from the Operator and approving them as appropriate
  • Managing and controlling the National Lottery Fund
  • Exercising the enforcement rights of trademarks of the National Lottery
  • Ensuring best practice in governance is adopted in the management and governance of the Office


Our values in achieving this work are:

  • Maintain independence
  • Act always with impartiality and integrity
  • Work in a professional and effective way
  • Meet our unique challenges and be innovative in our approach
  • Maintain transparency in our work
  • Value our people

The RNL acknowledges the importance of its vision, mission, and values in maintaining high standards and quality provision of service.