Darling: I value games industry’s passion

Ben Parfitt
Darling: I value games industry’s passion

Chancellor Alistair Darling has personally endorsed the game industry as a “creative force” that deserves, and needs, support in Westminster.

The second most powerful man in UK politics told Develop that his recent visit to Dundee, where he toured Realtime Worlds and Abertay University, was “immensely enjoyable”, and heaped praise of the region.

"There is a creative force in Scotland's computer games industry that we must support,” he said. “What is clear to me is the passion and drive of those involved in the industry.

“That is why in the Budget I announced tax breaks for the industry to ensure the talent we have can keep progressing,” he said.

For the full story head over to Develop.

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