Labour Stand Behind Games Industry

When speaking to MCV, Margaret Hodge, Minister for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism has commeted that Labour continue to take the games industry seriously “We have definitely begun to more fully recognise and articulate the contribution of video games to the UK economy as a whole,” she commeted

We are investing heavily in supporting skills development particularly through the sector skills councils and UKTI has in recent years concentrated closely on the video games sector with, for example, missions and events around trade shows,” shw went on to say.

Of course we want to do what we can to sustain and grow the video games industry in the UK. We are keeping the global competitive environment under close review,” she concluded.