Entries by Damian Collins from 03/2012

Football's Financial Own Goal

| Posted 03.14.2012 | UK Sport

A radical new approach is needed to sort out the finances of football and stamp out potential abuse from allowing in investors who are not fit to be part of our game. These ideas are the driving force behind the Football Financial Transparency Bill I introduced to the House of Commons this week.

Creative Thinking for the Budget

| Posted 03.19.2012 | UK Politics

If I could make two recommendations for George Osborne to support growth in the creative sector it would be to introduce tax credits for video games and high end TV production in the UK, similar to those that have been enjoyed by the film industry for the last 20 years.

The Budget's 21st Century Industrial Ambition

| Posted 03.21.2012 | UK Politics

We should have an ambition for a Silicon Valley in Britain based around and extending out of Tech City. The support of the government for this has helped to persuade companies like Google to invest in creative and digital infrastructure in the UK, rather than in other European countries.