Scottish Government launches its Creative Industries Policy Statement
14 October 2019
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop launched the Scottish
Government's Creative Industries policy statement on 12 October 2019 while
visiting cultural and creative collaborations between
Japan and Scotland.
The policy statement has been published to establish priorities
for growing the sector, which include:
- developing and retaining skills, and attracting international
- promoting Scotland's strengths internationally, through
overseas hubs and by working closely with Scottish Development
- developing business support and creative networks
- promoting the value of design
The plan comes on the back of new Scottish Government analysis
which shows the creative industries support around £9 billion of
activity within the wider Scottish economy, contributing £5.5
billion to Scotland's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The full Creative Industries: policy statement (published 11
October 2019) is available to download from the Scottish Government website.