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Package Holidays

Volume 167: debated on Wednesday 14 February 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he intends to introduce any further measures to offer greater consumer protection to people who contract for package holidays and travel arrangements; and if he will make a statement.

The Government have no imminent plans to introduce further measures in this area. However the common position reached by EC Ministers at the 21–22 December Council on the draft package travel directive portends that consideration will need to be given in due course to its implementation in the United Kingdom. The Asociation of British Travel Agents has already announced that its new codes of practice will take effect during this year.