Northern Ireland Affairs Committee: Formal Minutes

Formal Minutes No. 21


Wednesday 29 March 2006

Members present:

Sir Patrick Cormack (Chairman)

Mr Gordon Banks
Mr Gregory Campbell
Mr Christopher Fraser
Mr Stephen Hepburn
Lady Hermon
Stephen Pound
Sammy Wilson

1. Tourism in Northern Ireland and its economic impact and benefits

The Committee considered this matter and agreed the terms of reference.

Resolved, that the Committee inquire into Tourism in Northern Ireland and its economic impact and benefits, and that the Committee examine:

The nature of tourism in Northern Ireland, its impact and importance for the overall economy, and the effectiveness of measures taken by Government and other relevant agencies to develop, promote and support the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination.

2. Future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

 [Adjourned till Tuesday 18 April  at Five o’clock.