HC Deb 09 July 2001 vol 371 c379W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will make a statement on the division of responsibility for tourism between her Department and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. [277]

Margaret Beckett

[holding answer 25 June 2001]Tourism is an increasingly important industry for many rural communities and my Department will be keen to work closely with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, our regional and local partners, and the Countryside Agency and other stakeholders in promoting the contribution it can make to the rural economy.

There has been no change to the responsibilities of DCMS in relation to rural tourism.

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