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Holiday Accommodation

Volume 130: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is being done to ensure that self-catering holiday accommodation is maintained at a high standard.

The English Tourist Board offered a total of nearly £1 million in the 1986–87 financial year towards the costs of developing and upgrading self-catering accommodation. At the beginning of 1988, the board introduced the holiday homes approval scheme. Accommodation approved under this voluntary scheme will have met minimum standards of cleanliness and quality.