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Arts: Finance

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills when he expects his Department to publish research quantifying the economic benefits of the creative industries. (227179)

The commitment in “Creative Britain: New Talents for the New Economy” to establish the contribution of innovation to value added in the creative industries is being taken forward jointly by DIUS and DCMS.

A research project to look at how value is generated in creative industries and how they might spread value to other parts of the economy is now under way.

We expect to publish a report on the research findings in spring 2009.