FEATURE: Labour and Tories join the debate on games

Top Labour and Conservative Ministers answer MCV’s questions on the games industry this week – with state funding and IP protection high on the agenda.

Labour’s Minister for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism Margaret Hodge tells MCV:

“We have definitely begun to more fully recognise and articulate the contribution of video games to the UK economy as a whole.”

And The Conservatives’ Shadow Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt MP comments:

“The UK video games industry is obviously a vitally important part of our economy. The Government needs to do all it can to support the video games sector and allow it to flourish.”

For the full interview with Ms. Hodge, click here.

For the full interview with Mr. Hunt, click here.

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