September 21, 2021

New Research Briefing: “Leaving the European Union: Impact on the Creative Industries”

Below, a link to a new research briefing from the UK House of Lords Library.

The creative industries in the UK account for a significant part of the UK economy. According to figures produced by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the gross value added (GVA) for the creative industries was £84.1 billion, which accounted for 5.2 percent of the UK economy. The GVA for the creative economy—which includes the contribution of all those employed in the creative industries, as well as those who work in so-called creative occupations outside the creative industries— was worth £133.3 billion in 2014, accounting for 8.2 percent of the UK economy.

Direct to Full Text Document (18 pages; PDF)

See Also: MORE Research Reports: Reference Collection: UK House of Commons Library Publishes Research Notes on UK’s Vote to Leave EU (Brexit)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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