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Video games trade body UKIE has expressed its concern about the government's decision to re-evaluate the potential website blocking powers that would be granted to ISPs as part of the ...
The Government’s Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) will now be solely responsible for the games industry.
Culture minister Ed Vaizey held meetings with games firms today over Research and Development tax credits.
With the very notion of net neutrality currently under threat, it has emerged that the British Government is to ask ISPs to block all online pornography by default on domestic ...
Yesterday the Prime Minister once again faced the question of why he, and his government, chose to go back on promises made in the run up to the election.
ELSPA will be dead in a matter of days.
The Department for Culture Media and Sport has declined to endorse fresh calls to ban Medal Of Honor at retail.
Over a year on from the introduction of the controversial Change4Life campaign that infuriated the UK games industry by linking the playing of video games with premature death, the ...
Shortly after confirming that it is to do away with tax breaks for the UK video games industry, Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that Value Added Tax will rise ...
The new UK coalition Government WILL NOT implement tax breaks for games production Chancellor George Osborne confirmed today.
Ed Vaizey, the Conservative MP who has in recent months pledged to support the game industry, has been appointed as Culture Minister.
ELSPA has praised the appointment of the new Ministers for Culture and Business as the new Government takes shape.
The UK games industry's biggest supporters in Parliament held their seats in last night's election.
The games industry is growing impatient with the Conservative party.
First he was positive that the Conservatives would introduce game tax breaks, now Ed Vaizey – shadow spokesperson for the game industry – is vehement.
The Conservative Party has yet to release the mini-manifesto it promised a week ago, fuelling suggestions that the paper has been delayed.
The three leading political parties have laid out their plans for the UK games industry ahead of the General Election.
Chancellor Alistair Darling has personally endorsed the game industry as a “creative force” that deserves, and needs, support in Westminster.
The controversial Digital Economy Bill has been passed at Westminster, despite the persistent efforts of staunch opponents from the Liberal Democrats and even from within the Labour party but not, ...
The last 12 months has seen the games industry make great strides in its efforts to fortify bonds with Government, but it seems that some old prejudices remain.
The Digital Economy Bill’s passage through Parliament may not be as quick and easy as we’ve been lead to believe, with Commons Leader Harriet Harman assuring that there is “no ...
Though it will no doubt be tough to put the just-announced General Election out of their minds, MPs will gather later today to discuss the controversial Digital Economy Bill – ...
The UK government has issued a statement regarding its pivotal decision to incorporate a tax break system into the UK game industry.