Tiga gives evidence to the House of Lords

June 10th 2009

Richard Wilson, CEO of Tiga, will join other games industry representatives to give evidence on the video games sector to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications on Wednesday 10th June 2009.

The House of Lords Select Committee is carrying out an Inquiry into the UK film and television industries.

Notes to editors:

1. Tiga is the national trade association that represents games developers in the UK and in Europe. We have 150 members, the majority of whom are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership.

2. Tiga's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that Tiga members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.

For further information, please contact: Dr Richard Wilson, Tiga CEO on: 0845 0941095; Mob: 07875 939643; or: Email: richard.wilson@tiga.org, or Eva Whitlow, Tiga PR Manager on: Mob: 07814 039 983; Email: eva@tiga.org.


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