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BIS appoints creative industries’ champion

Posted at July 3, 2014 | Categories : News

Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has appointed entrepreneur, author and games industry figure, Ian Livingstone, as the Department for Businesses’ Creative Industries Champion.

Mr Livingstone will play a key role in both the promotion and support of the creative sector and its skills base, helping to ensure that business and skills’ policies are tailored to the creative industries.

The sector currently generates £71 billion in revenue each year and supports 1.71 million UK jobs.