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Tourism

Volume 973: debated on Wednesday 14 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the total amount of Exchequer assistance to the tourist industry in the last financial year; what provision has been made for the current year; and what restrictions are to be made in 1980–81.

The total amount of Exchequer assistance to the tourist Indus- try in Great Britain in 1978–79 was £24,357,550. The House has approved provision for the current year totalling about £31 million. A reduction of £3 million at 1979 survey prices is to be made in 1980–81 from the provision planned by our predecessors.