HC Deb 10 February 1977 vol 925 c834W
Mr. Cope

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will list the regions of England showing the number of members of the English Tourist Board from each region and the percentage of visitors to Great Britain who visit each region and Scotland and Wales.

Mr. Meacher

The tourist board regions do not coincide with the standard regions and it will be recognised that visitors stay for varying periods, often in more than one region. The latest figures available are as follows:

development associations for the period beginning April 1977.

Mr. Alan Willams

The grants for the three English regional development association are under consideration. I shall announce them as soon as possible. I have yet to meet representatives of the Yorkshire and Humberside area.

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