First he was positive that the Conservatives would introduce game tax breaks, now Ed Vaizey – shadow spokesperson for the game industry – is vehement.
Yet the Tory MP, speaking in response to criticisms earlier today, couldn’t promise that a game industry ‘mini-manifesto’ would be released before the general election. Instead, Vaizey has asked the industry to trust him, insisting that George Osborne is behind game tax breaks.
In an animated exchange, Vaizey criticised Develop for publishing what he considers ‘lies’, after a report released earlier today saw Labour MP Tom Watson accuse the Conservatives of abandoning policy on game tax breaks.
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