To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many visits of four nights' duration or longer were undertaken by British tourists within Wales in each year since 1985.
The number of visits of four nights' duration or longer by British tourists within Wales is given in the following table:
1 British Tourism Survey (monthly).
2 United Kingdom Tourism Survey.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of tourists in Wales in each year since 1985 took part in (a) hill walking/mountaineering, (b) sea fishing, (c) other water sports, (d) riding/pony trekking, (e) pleasure motoring and (f) other activities; and what information he has on what proportion of tourists in each case were (i) British domestic tourists, (ii) European overseas visitors and (iii) visitors from the rest of the world.
Information requested is available only for British tourists since 1989. These figures are shown in the following table.
|Activities pursued on holiday1||1989||1990||1991|
|All holiday trips (millions)||6·5||6·0||6·6|
|Per cent.||Per cent.||Per cent.|
|No particular activity||42||46||48|
|Any activities, of which||58||54||52|
|other water sports3||29||30||28|
Source: United Kingdom Tourism Survey.
1 The activities do not add up to 100 per cent. due to some people being classified under more than one activity.
2 Includes: hiking, rambling, orienteering, rock climbing, abseiling, caving and potholing.
3 Includes: coarse or game fishing, water skiing, power boating, swimming, yachting, boating, canoeing, windsurfing and other sailing.
Average Band C council tax in Wales, 1993–94
Community purposes (average)
Average Band C Council Tax
|Alyn and Deeside||45||20||275||340|