HC Deb 16 July 1997 vol 298 cc189-90W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what advice he has given organisations introducing hotel ratings systems on the merits of a quality versus a facilities-based system. [8168]

Mr. Tom Clarke

[holding answer 14 July 1997]: It is for the organisations concerned to make their own decisions, my view is that facilities, services and quality

Aid and Trade provision projects
Project Type of agreement Allocated expenditure (£000) Location Sector Expected completion date
Citayam/Cibinong Railway Soft loan 20,105 Java Transport 1999
150/500kV Substations Mixed credit 15,516 Java Power 1998
Samarinda Power Station Soft loan 12,570 East Kalimantan Power 1998
Samarinda Transmission Line Soft loan 1,600 East Kalimantan Power 1998
Samarinda Monitoring ATP/TC 1,260 East Kalimantan Power 1998
Piston Engine Laboratory Research Soft loan 4,640 West Java Science and technology 1999
Science and Technology Equipment Soft loan 4,340 West and Central Java Education 1998
Science and Technology Equipment ATP/TC 550 West and Central Java Education 1999

Technical co-operation projects
Project Type of Agreement Allocated expenditure (£000) Location Sector Expected completion date
Provincial Forest Management Grant 3,060 Jakarta Forestry 1997
End Use Energy Efficiency Grant 1,350 Jakarta Energy 1999
Mini Hydro Project Grant 6,250 Sulawesi Energy 1997
Irian Jaya
Environmental Biotechnology Grant 1,840 Jakarta Environment 1998
BAPADEL Groundwater Monitoring Grant 531 Java Environment 1999
LAN Communication Skills Grant 1,855 Java Education 1997
Education Project Management Training Grant 450 Jakarta Education 2000
Curriculum Capacity Grant 800 Jakarta Education 2000
Regional Finance Grant 1,652 Jakarta Public Administration 1998

are all important and should increase at each level. I therefore welcome the joint ETB/AA/RAC scheme announced in February, which will rate hotels in this way.

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