Tourism

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1972.

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Photo of Mr Robert Adley Mr Robert Adley , Bristol North East 12:00 am, 7th February 1972

I am grateful for that answer. Does my right hon. Friend believe that that is enough in view of the importance of the tourist industry to employment? Is he aware that 93,000 jobs are available in the tourist industry, which is now the largest dollar-earning industry in the country? Is he satisfied that his Department is giving sufficient priority to the part which tourism could play in the country's increasing prosperity?