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French Visitors, United Kingdom

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 16 March 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if it is now possible to give an estimate of the number of French visitors who came to Britain in 1948; and the number of British visitors who went to France in the same year.

The number of French visitors landed in the United Kingdom in 1948 was 91,444; of these, 74,067 were visitors on holiday while 17,377 were business visitors. In addition there were 4,209 French nationals recorded as landing in the United Kingdom in transit to other destinations. The information asked for in the second part of the Question is not available.