Tourism (Hansard, 2 March 2004)
HC Deb 02 March 2004 vol 418 cc847-8W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people she estimates work in tourism in(a) the north-west, (b) Lancashire and (c) Chorley; and how many people are employed in hotels in each case. [157685]

Mr. Caborn

Research carried out by the North West Development Agency's Regional Intelligence Unit estimates that the number of people working in tourism in(a) the north-west is 193,871, (b) Lancashire is 47,828 and (c) Chorley is 3,839. It has not been possible to estimate the number of people employed in hotels but the North West Tourist Board estimates that 90 per cent. of tourism employees in each case work in the accommodation sector.

(a) football and (b) cricket in (i) the north-west, (ii) Lancashire and (iii) Chorley in each of the last three years; and for what purposes. [157686]

Mr. Caborn

Details of Lottery support from Sport England for football and Cricket from the following programmes: Community Capital, Active Community Development Fund, Safer Sports Grounds, Football Youth Development and Awards For All are as follows.