Topical Questions

Part of International Trade – in the House of Commons on 14th March 2019.

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Photo of Graham Stuart Graham Stuart Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

My hon. Friend is right. Tourism is a great example—I use the word “great” advisedly. The GREAT brand is used across the whole of UK Government. It is that rarest of things—a joined-up government policy that actually works. It has added huge value to our tourism sector. In 2017 we saw record numbers of visitors to the UK, and a contribution to the UK economy of £24 billion.