§ Mr. Stratton Mills
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when legislation relating to tourism in Northern Ireland is likely to be introduced; and if, prior to that legislation, he will make a statement indicating the Government's intentions, particularly relating to grants, so as to enable plans for tourist development to proceed.
§ Mr. David Howell
My right hon. Friend is aware of the need for urgency110W and hopes to introduce legislation relating to tourism in Northern Ireland during this session. If there should be any delay in publishing the legislative proposals the possibility of making a prior statement will be borne in mind.