RUTH Davidson and John Swinney have joined forces to back calls for a change to the charity lottery fundraising limit.

The Scottish Conservative leader and Deputy First Minister were among the guests at a People’s Postcode Lottery event in Holyrood yesterday evening.

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Among the topics discussed was raising the current limit from £10 million to £100m – which could help generate more money for good causes across the country.

The new £100m limit was laid

out as the UK Government’s “preferred option” in a public consultation last year, while it has also been recommended by the Gambling Commission.