Business, Innovation and Skills
Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he plans to respond to the report by The Bootstrap Recovery published on 14 February 2012 by Intellect UK; on what dates he plans to publish any such response; and what steps he plans to take in response to the recommendation on avoiding fragmentation of responsibilities between his Department and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
David Willetts (Minister of State (Universities and Science), Business, Innovation and Skills; Havant, Conservative)
The Bootstrap Recovery is not a report to Government but an industry report published by Intellect the Trade Association and there are no plans for a Government response. We continue to work closely with Department for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport colleagues and Intellect on issues related to the competitiveness and growth of the UK ICT sector, and its impact on productivity more generally in the economy.