§ Mr. Swayne
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what plans he has to revise PPG21; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. McNulty
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister published a consultation paper on 26 February which proposed the cancellation of PPG21 (Tourism) and its replacement with good practice guidance. The consultation period closes on 23 May. After that date all responses received will be fully considered before any decision is taken on the future of PPG21.