The Staggers 6 August 2012 Quote of the day Harriet Harman apologies for relaxing gambling laws. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up If we had known then what we know now, we wouldn't have allowed this, because it's not just ruining the high street, it's ruining people's lives. Harriet Harman admits that Labour was wrong to liberalise gambling laws. › An old Balkans spectre returns at the Olympics Labour Party deputy leader Harriet Harman. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!