§ Mr. Kirkwood
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received from the tourist industry in Scotland about the level of funding made available to the Scottish tourist board; and if he will state what increases he proposes in 1988's block grant to the Scottish tourist board.
§ Mr. Lang
A number of representations have been received from the tourist industry about the level of funding for the Scottish tourist board and my noble friend the Minister of State recently met a delegation from the Scottish Confederation of Tourism. Decisions on the level of funding for 1988–89 will be taken soon.