The Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer, visited Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire as the Government unveils their vision for the creative sector. The vision includes plans to grow the creative industries by £50bn and support a million more jobs by 2030, with £77m of new funding for the sector. The new plans aim to build on the UK’s status as a creative superpower - with ambitions to grow the economic value of the creative industries and unlock more jobs and opportunities for young people by 2030.
In an announcement about the ambitious plans to grow the economy and boost UK creative industries, Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer said:
“The imagination and ingenuity of British designers, producers, content creators, writers and artists are spearheading growth right across our economy.
“The government is backing our creatives to maximise the potential of the creative industries. This Sector Vision is about driving innovation, attracting investment and building on the clusters of creativity across the country. And from first days at school to last days of work, we will nurture the skills needed to build a larger creative workforce to harness the talent needed for continued success.
“Working with the industry this vision is helping the UK creative sectors go from strength to strength - providing jobs and opportunities, creating world leading content and supporting economic growth across the country.”
Corporate Affairs Director, Pinewood Group, Andrew M Smith OBE DL commented:
“We were delighted to welcome Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer to Pinewood Studios to demonstrate the range of skills and opportunities across our growing creative industries.”
Read more about the new funding on the Government's website here.