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MPs hold evidence session on video games sector

13 October 2010

The Scottish Affairs Committee today takes evidence on the future of the video games industry in Scotland

The session begins at 2.30 pm in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

The Committee's inquiry will examine the potential impact on Scotland’s video games industry of the recent announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to abolish tax relief for this sector, and to examine alternative financial incentives for the industry.

Witnesses

2.30 pm  

  • Dr Richard Wilson, CEO, The Independent Game Developers’ Association (TIGA)
  • Mr Michael Rawlinson, Director General, UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE)

3.30 pm 

  • Mr Paul Durrant, Director of Business Development, University of Abertay, Dundee

Further Information

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