Entries in 'conservative' (13)

Tories triumph in parliamentary F1 2013 race-off

Tories triumph in parliamentary F1 2013 race-off

The right may be the path of the dark side, but it also appears to be adept at fast driving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:20AM in News
Tories launch video games tax breaks microsite

Tories launch video games tax breaks microsite

The Conservative Party has launched a microsite explaining the reasons why it believes the UK video games industry is worthy of a tax break.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 1:06PM in News
Doubts raised over game tax breaks

Doubts raised over game tax breaks

Fresh uncertainties have been cast over the Lib-Con government’s intention to deliver on its pre-election promise of game development tax breaks.
 
Trade site Gamesindustry.biz says it has heard from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2010 at 5:57PM in News
Vaizey becomes culture minister

Vaizey becomes culture minister

Ed Vaizey, the Conservative MP who has in recent months pledged to support the game industry, has been appointed as Culture Minister.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2010 at 11:00AM in News

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Tories: Trust us on game tax breaks

Tories: Trust us on game tax breaks

First he was positive that the Conservatives would introduce game tax breaks, now Ed Vaizey – shadow spokesperson for the game industry – is vehement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 7:56PM in News
Tories 'have abandoned game tax breaks’

Tories 'have abandoned game tax breaks’

The Conservative Party has abandoned plans to introduce game development tax breaks, a Labour MP insists.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 3:29PM in News
Tories' game tax plan coming ‘next week’

Tories' game tax plan coming ‘next week’

The Conservatives will next week publish a ‘mini-manifesto’ for the game industry that will outline tax breaks and more, the party has told Develop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 5:45PM in News
No game tax breaks in Tory manifesto

No game tax breaks in Tory manifesto

The Conservative Party has failed to cite game development tax breaks in its 131-page policy manifesto, raising suspicion that the party is no longer backing a tax-specific state support package ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 2:40PM in News

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Tories make broadband pledge

Tories make broadband pledge

Ahead of May’s general election the Conservative Party has pledged to deliver super-fast 100Mbps broadband to “the majority” of UK homes by 2017 if it is elected to power.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 3:20PM in News
ELSPA welcomes Tory backing

ELSPA welcomes Tory backing

Trade body ELSPA has praised the commitment pledged by the Conservative party’s Shadow Culture Minister Ed Vaizey at last night's London Games Conference to explore ways to help the UK ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 4:50PM in News
Tories call on MCV readers

Tories call on MCV readers

The Conservative Party’s Creative Industries Task Force, which examines ways in which the Government can ensure the UK remains a leader in video game development, has asked MCV’s readership to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2009 at 2:07PM in News
Ian Livingstone joins Tory review body

Ian Livingstone joins Tory review body

The Conservative Party has assembled a consortium of industry luminaries –including Eidos’ Ian Livingstone – to help establish the party’s review body of the creative industries.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 21st 2009 at 10:04AM in News

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ELSPA backs Tory childhood report

ELSPA backs Tory childhood report

The Conservative party has launched its childhood report, More Ball Games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2008 at 2:20PM in News