HC Deb 05 June 2003 vol 406 c542W
John Thurso

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment VisitBritain has made of the impact of holding the Olympic Games in London on(a) visitor numbers in London, (b) visitor displacement from London and (c) visitor numbers in Scotland; and if she will make a statement. [115519]

Dr. Howells

The British Tourist Authority and the English Tourism Council each submitted their assessments to the Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on 14 January 2003. Their assessments were published on 21 January 2003 in the Select Committee report, "A London Olympic Bid for 2012".

The Select Committee's report can be found at: http:// www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200203/cmselect/cmcumeds/268/26802.htm

Copies of the report are available in the Vote Office.