British Government's culture minister shows contradictory stances on tax breaks during London Games Festival.
The London Games Festival is nearing its closure, but those developers or games execs that attended the various industry-facing sessions during the week probably don't feel their cause has been furthered much following some confusing messages from the UK Government on its support for games firms.
The UK's Minister of State for Culture, Media and Sport Margaret Hodge appeared at the ELSPA AGM at the start of the week, saying "you are top of the league when it comes to our creative industries" and saying the Government recognized the industry's power, but rebuffed fears that tax breaks in the likes of Canada were harming the UK market.
"From my perspective, the one word that I hear the most from the industry is 'Canada'.......
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