Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport Fourth Report


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

THURSDAY 26 APRIL 2001

Mr Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair


Mr David FaberMiss Julie Kirkbride
Mr Ronnie FearnMr John Maxton
Mr Christopher Fraser Mrs Diana Organ
Mrs Llin GoldingMs Claire Ward
Mr Alan KeenDerek Wyatt


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Tourism Information and Promotion: The Current Situation: Mr Jeff Hamblin OBE, Chief Executive, and Mr Bernard Donoghue, Head of Government and Corporate Affairs, the British Tourist Authority, were examined.

Derek Wyatt declared a pecuniary interest in relation to the Committee's inquiry into Tourism Information and Promotion: The Current Situation as non-executive Chairman of Spafax (a media company serving the airline industry).

Mr Roger Pride, Director of Marketing, Wales Tourist Board, Mr Peter McKinlay, CBE, Interim Chief Executive, Scottish Tourist Board, and Mr David McAuley, Acting Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Tourist Board, were examined.

Ms Hazel Broatch, Director of Policy and Performance, Cumbria County Council, Mr Ian Stephens, Operations Director, Cumbria Tourist Board, Mr Philip Jenkinson, Chief Executive, Devon County Council, and Mr Malcolm Bell, Chief Executive, South West Tourism, were examined.

Mr Alan Britten, Chairman, and Ms Mary Lynch, Chief Executive, the English Tourism Council, were examined.

Ms Janet Anderson, a Member of the House, Minister for Tourism, Mr Brian Leonard, Director for Regions, Tourism, Millennium and International, and Mr Simon Broadley, Head of Tourism, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, were examined.

[Adjourned till Thursday next at Eleven o'clock.






THURSDAY 3 MAY 2001

Members present:

Mr Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair


Mr David FaberMr John Maxton
Mr Ronnie FearnMrs Diana Organ
Mrs Llin GoldingMs Claire Ward
Mr Alan KeenDerek Wyatt
Miss Julie Kirkbride


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Draft Report (Tourism—The Hidden Giant—and Foot and Mouth), proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraph 1 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 2 read, amended and agreed to.

A paragraph—(The Chairman)—brought up, read the first and second time, amended and inserted (now paragraph 3).

Paragraphs 3 to 15 (now paragraphs 4 to 16) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 16 (now paragraph 17) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 17 to 22 (now paragraphs 18 to 23) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 23 (now paragraph 24) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 24 and 25 (now paragraphs 25 and 26) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 26 (now paragraph 27) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 27 (now paragraph 28) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 28 (now paragraph 29) read, amended and agreed to.

A paragraph—(The Chairman)—brought up, read the first and second time, amended and inserted (now paragraph 30).

Paragraphs 29 and 30 (now paragraphs 31 and 32) read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 31 and 32 (now paragraphs 33 and 34) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 33 to 35 (now paragraphs 35 to 37) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 36 (now paragraph 38) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 37 to 45 (now paragraphs 39 to 47) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 46 (now paragraph 48) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 47 to 52 (now paragraphs 49 to 54) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 53 (now paragraph 55) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 54 to 66 (now paragraphs 56 to 68) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 67 (now paragraph 69) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 68 to 72 (now paragraphs 70 to 74) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 73 (now paragraph 75) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 74 and 75 (now paragraphs 76 and 77) read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 76 to 78 (now paragraphs 78 to 80) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 79 to 83 (now paragraphs 81 to 85) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 84 (now paragraph 86) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 85 read, amended, divided and agreed to (now paragraphs 87 to 89).

Paragraphs 86 and 87 (now paragraphs 90 and 91) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 88 (now paragraph 92) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 89 (now paragraph 93) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 90 (now paragraph 94) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 91 to 93 (now paragraphs 95 to 97) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 94 (now paragraph 98) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 95 (now paragraph 99) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 96 (now paragraph 100) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 97 to 99 (now paragraphs 101 to 103) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 100 and 101 (now paragraph 104 and 105) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 102 (now paragraph 106) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 103 (now paragraph 107) read, amended and agreed to.

Annexes agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Fourth Report of the Committee to the House.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 134 (Select committees (reports)) be applied to the Report.

Several papers were ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.

Ordered, That the Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.—(The Chairman.)

Several memoranda were ordered to be reported to the House.

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[Adjourned to a day and time to be fixed by the Chairman.




 
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