All 7 results for highclere

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Leaving the EU: Film Industry Funding (8 Feb 2018)

Jamie Stone: ...of Sutherland in my vast and remote constituency offers huge potential for the UK film industry? We have some of the most majestic scenery and Dunrobin castle. What “Downton Abbey” did for Highclere, a new show could do for Dunrobin castle.

A34 Safety (26 Oct 2016)

Kit Malthouse: ..., the alternative routes, which are more rural in nature, become completely jammed with lorries trying to avoid the traffic? In my constituency those routes include the A343, which runs down from Highclere through Hurstbourne Tarrant to Andover.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Tourism: South East (28 Apr 2014)

Helen Grant: ...via the following link: http://www.visitbritain.com/en/Destinations-and-Maps/History -and-heritage/Windsor.htm VisitBritain’s ‘Heritage is GREAT’ advertising campaign also prominently featured Highclere Castle, which is the setting for Downton Abbey. The South East region will benefit from a number of thematic campaigns currently being run by VisitEngland which can be found at:...

First World War Commemoration (7 Nov 2013)

Tobias Ellwood: ...played in the first world war? Many were converted into hospitals, including the Mont Dore hotel, which is now the town hall in Bournemouth. The great estates were also used in that way, including Highclere, which is now better known as Downton Abbey. It will be taking part in the commemorations next year when it will be converted back into a first world war hospital for one week, thanks...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Creative Industries (15 Oct 2013)

Arlene Foster: ...benefit from tourists.  I am thinking particularly, as you would expect me to, of 'Blandings', which is filmed in Crom Castle in County Fermanagh.  It has been referred to as Northern Ireland's Highclere, which is the set of 'Downton Abbey'.  So, we are very pleased that there are all those tourism opportunities as well as business opportunities from the creative industries.

Communications Bill — [2nd Allotted Day]: New Clause 2 — Duty to Promote New Telecommunications Technologies (4 Mar 2003)

George Young: ...in relation to its objective to roll out broadband. I suspect that about 50 per cent. of my constituents cannot get broadband. It is available in Andover and Tadley, and villages such as Oakley and Highclere have recently hit the target and will be enabled in due course. However, some fairly significant small towns and large villages—Whitchurch and Overton, for example—have no hope as yet.

New Clause 22: Sub-Contractors (Exemption) (21 Jul 1977)

Mr David Mitchell: ...in order to obtain a 714 certificate. But without the certificate, effectively he cannot start. It is a chicken-and-egg argument. I have here a letter from a constituent of mine who lives near Highclere. He is a building contractor whose son has just started up in business. He wants to start a business making a particular form of concrete product. He tells me that everything seems to be...


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