§ Mr. David Atkinson
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what Government assistance is available to householders in seaside resorts in order to encourage them to provide holiday accommodation to improve the tourist industry.
§ Mrs. Sally Oppenheim
Householders offering, or wishing to offer, holiday accommodation in any part of the assisted areas may be eligible for financial assistance towards capital costs under the scheme operated by the national tourist boards under section 4 of the Development of Tourism Act 1969. In addition, in certain parts of484W Scotland assistance may be available under the Highlands and Islands Development (Scotland) Act 1965 and the Crofters (Scotland) Act 19.55. Householders throughout Britain may take advantage of the tourist boards' advisory services.