Now that all three of the major parties' manifestos have been launched we look at the key take outs for the games and interactive entertainment sector. Read our own manifesto "Powering Up: manifesto for unlocking growth in the games industry" for our vision of what support our globally successful sector needs to become a true world leader.
Our analysis of Labour's new frontbench team
After Jeremy Corbyn's sweeping victory on Saturday in Labour's leadership election, he has started to appoint his Shadow Cabinet. Mr Corbyn won the Leadership with 59.5% of the votes in the first round, while Tom Watson, a vocal supporter of the games industry, became the Deputy Leader with 50.7% of the vote on the third round.
Here are the new names they have appointed to other senior posts affecting the games industry:
Shadow Creative Industries Minister meets Cambridge games companies
Ukie took senior Labour party MP Chris Bryant, to meet companies from Cambridge’s exciting games cluster last week.
The event was kindly hosted by Jagex, who gave Chris a tour of their studio and talked him through the history and future of their company, as well as the many different creative processes that go into making a game.