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Video Games: Finance

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 3 February 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much financial assistance was given by regional development agencies to the video games industry in 2008-09. (312993)

The following table shows how much has been invested by each RDA in projects specifically aimed at the video game industry.

RDA

RDA financial assistance to the video games industry in 2008-09 (£000)1

AWM

729

EEDA

288

EMDA

0

LDA

250

NWDA

135

ONE

931

SEEDA

58

SWERDA

0

YF

195

1 To identify the financial assistance that has been provided from broader programmes (e.g. business support) would incur disproportionate cost.