Protected Disclosures Annual Report

Section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 requires the publication of a report each year relating to the number of protected disclosures made in the preceding year and any actions taken in response to such disclosures.

No protected disclosures were received by the Office of the Regulator of the National Lottery in the reporting periods up to 31st December 2016.

No protected disclosures were received by the Office of the Regulator of the National Lottery in the reporting period 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017.

One communication was received by the Office of the Regulator of the National Lottery in the reporting period 1st January to 31st December 2018 that could be considered a protected disclosure and it was treated as such. The communication was received from an external third party. Following assessment, involving internal and external expertise, the Regulator determined that no action was required in respect of this communication.