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Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

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Photo of David Jones David Jones Conservative, Clwyd West

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the contribution of creative industries to the economy.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)

The Creative Industries Economic Estimates were published on 13 January 2015. They show that the sector has grown with the GVA in 2013 as £76.9bn, an 9.9% increase. The sector accounted for 1.71 million jobs in 2013 and the value of services exported was £17.3 billion in 2012

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