Entries in 'conservatives' (8)

ELSPA urges Tories to back tax breaks

ELSPA urges Tories to back tax breaks

The games industry is growing impatient with the Conservative party.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 4th 2010 at 10:33AM in News
Delay for Tory ‘mini-manifesto’

Delay for Tory ‘mini-manifesto’

The Conservative Party has yet to release the mini-manifesto it promised a week ago, fuelling suggestions that the paper has been delayed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 6:42PM 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
MPs: Keith Vaz has changed

MPs: Keith Vaz has changed

Backbench MP Keith Vaz – better known within the industry for his frequent outbursts on violent games – has changed, says leading politicians.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2010 at 11:56AM in News

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Parties lock horns at ELSPA Question Time

Parties lock horns at ELSPA Question Time

The inaugural ELSPA Question Time event at BAFTA HQ last night saw the three key political parties debate some of the biggest issues surrounding the game industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 12:34PM in News
Tories: We’ll offer tax breaks in first term

Tories: We’ll offer tax breaks in first term

The Conservative Party says it will introduce game development tax breaks in its first budget if elected to form a Government, Develop can reveal.

The party’s spokesperson for the game ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 11:45AM in News
FEATURE: Labour and Tories join the debate on games

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 ...

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 24th 2007 at 11:27AM in News
Tories: ‘We’ll come to industry’s rescue’

Tories: ‘We’ll come to industry’s rescue’

The UK development industry is under ‘great’ threat from a skillset crisis and the exodus of talent abroad – and the Government simply isn’t doing enough to stop it.

That ...

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 17th 2007 at 2:44PM in News