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Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
Oral evidence on 22 May 2019.
Gardens are a significant part of both domestic and international tourism in the UK and contribute to the UK’s international reputation and standing. The Committee is interested in exploring how gardens and garden design contribute to tourism, to the creative economy and to our national heritage.
Evidence given by Richard Barley, Director of Horticulture, Learning and Operations, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Philip Barnes, General Manager, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, National Trust, Sue Biggs CBE, Director-General, Royal Horticultural Society, Loyd Grossman CBE, Chairman, Royal Parks, and Anthony Pickles, Head of Tourism Affairs, Visit Britain.
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Committee to examine the contribution of gardens to the UK’s economy on Wednesday 22 May