Tories ‘have abandoned game tax breaks

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

Industry sympathiser Tom Watson, the Labour MP for West Bromwich East, told Develop that the Tories’ recent silence on the matter was evident of a party u-turn.

The only conclusion I can draw is the Conservative Party has rejected calls for games industry tax credit,” he said.

They are avoiding breaking the bad news before polling day.”

Watson said that it is a great concern for the long-term interests of the industry” that party battle-lines on the issue have not been drawn before the election.

Head over to Develop for the full story.

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