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Tourism

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 5 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment when he expects his Department's review on tourism to be completed; and if he will consider publishing its full contents.

[holding answer 4 July 1990]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply by my right hon. Friend the Member for Sutton Coldfield (Sir N. Fowler) to my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Yardley, (Mr. Bevan) on 28 November 1989, Official Report, column 212. There are no plans to publish the consultant's report that informed the review.

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received from the London tourist board on his Department's review of tourism.

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received over modifications to the Development of Tourism Act 1969; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 4 July 1990]: I have received no such representations. Within the framework of the Act, the recent review of tourism has concentrated on refocusing the Government's support for tourism.