Department for Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered at on 31 March 2017.

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Photo of Amanda Milling Amanda Milling Conservative, Cannock Chase

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate the Government has made of the economic value of tourism.

Photo of Tracey Crouch Tracey Crouch The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Tourism provides more than £62bn of GVA to the UK economy and one in ten jobs are in the tourism industries. The Government Tourism Action Plan which aims to increase international visits outside of London, will ensure the economic benefit of tourism is felt across the country.

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