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Support for the creative industries

13 November 2012

This is the first evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry and provides an opportunity for the Committee to question Pinewood Shepperton plc and the Design Council about their views on barriers to growth within their respective industries and actions the government could take to further encourage business to engage in training activities and apprenticeships

This is the first evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry and provides an opportunity for the Committee to question Pinewood Shepperton plc and the Design Council about their views on barriers to growth within their respective industries and actions the government could take to further encourage business to engage in training activities and apprenticeships.

The Pinewood Studios Group is one of the leading providers of studio and related services to the worldwide film and television industries; and Pinewood Studios is a major hub within the global film industry.

The Design Council is a charity, supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Communities and Local Government. The Council played a key role in the success of the Olympics, from the Olympic torch to the architecture of the Olympic Park venues.

Witnesses

Tuesday 13 November 2012, Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Ivan Dunleavy, Chief Executive, Pinewood Shepperton plc
  • Andrew Smith, Director of Strategy and Communications, Pinewood Shepperton plc

At 11.15 am

  • John Mathers, Chief Executive, Design Council
  • Mat Hunter, Chief Design Officer, Design Council

Further information

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