Vaizey becomes culture minister

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

Vaizey has said on numerous occasions that if ever appointed a government post he would shout about the game industry from the rooftops”.

Trade association ELSPA says it welcomes the appointment of Vaizey, stating that the Wantage MP is one of the few politicians to have shown a comprehensive understanding of the video games industry and the challenges we face”.

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