Computer/Video Games

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 4th February 2005.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Labour, Leicester East

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what recent estimate she has made of (a) how many children play computer and video games on a regular basis and (b) how many hours a week on average children play computer and video games.

Photo of Patricia Hewitt Patricia Hewitt Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry

Neither my Department nor the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has estimates of the number of children who regularly play computer and video games, nor the average length of time they spend on this activity.

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