HC Deb 10 November 2003 vol 413 c66W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many overseas visitors she estimates visited(a) the North West, (b) Lancashire and (c)Chorley in the last 12 months. [136908]

Mr. Caborn

According to the North West Tourist Board, in 2002, an estimated 1.62 million overseas visitors visited the North West which includes Cumbria; an estimated 0.23 million overseas visits were made to Lancashire and approximately 6,380 overseas visits were made to Chorley.


The figures have been supplied by the North West Tourist Board and are based on a visit Britain survey of overseas visits called the International Passenger Survey which collates information at national level.

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