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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 25th October 2010.

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Photo of John Penrose John Penrose Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) 2:30 pm, 25th October 2010

I should be delighted to do so. I spoke to the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Gary Verity, last week, and he told me about its excellent progress. It is worth pointing out that the board is up against tourist boards that represent entire countries, rather than single counties, in having got this far. I am sure that everyone here is delighted by its progress thus far and of course we wish it luck in the final.