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Tourism: Summertime

Volume 491: debated on Monday 20 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent representations he has received from the tourism industry on daylight saving. (268212)

[holding answer 1 April 2009]: My Department has received representations on the merits of daylight saving from the Tourism Alliance, the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions and other members of the attractions sector. I discussed this issue at a meeting with my right hon. Friend the Minister for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs (Mr. McFadden) at the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, and industry representatives on 8 November 2008.