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TA Submission on Smoking in Public Places

Monday 12 September 2005, 5:34 PM

The Department of Health's consultation on the Smokefree Elements of the Health Improvement and Protection Bill aims to make almost all enclosed public places and workplaces smokefree. This will have considerable implications for the hospitality and tourism industry. The Tourism Alliance submission supports the ban but urges the Government to ensure that there is a level playing field for all businesses and that the development and implementation of the ban is undertaken in close consultation with the industry.

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Independent Licensing Fee Review Panel Submission

Thursday 18 August 2005, 4:04 PM

The Independent Licensing Fee Review Panel has been established by the Minister for Tourism to review the fee structure established under the Licensing Act 2003. The first stage of this review is to make an interim report to Government on fee levels this Autumn. To achieve this, it has asked stakeholders for their initial views on the new regime. This document is the Tourism Alliance's initial submission.

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Proposed New Immigration System

Thursday 18 August 2005, 3:21 PM

This paper discusses the key proposals contained in the Home Office’s consultation document “Making Migration Work for Britain”. This consultation document is part of the Home Office's five year strategy for asylum and immigration reform and seeks to develop a single system for controlling immigration into the UK from outside the EEA, whether that be for employment, training, study or cultural exchange.

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DCMS Tourism Division Restructure

Thursday 28 July 2005, 2:14 PM

DCMS’s Tourism and Licensing Division has recently been restructured.

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Tourism Vacancies

Thursday 30 June 2005, 4:58 PM

Applications are now being accepted for two new significant tourism positions: 1. Chief Executive of the Tourism Society 2. Music Tourism Manager in Liverpool

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Tourism Good Practice Guide

Thursday 30 June 2005, 11:22 AM

ODPM is planning to replace PPG 21 (Tourism) with a Good Practice Guide for Tourism Planning. The Tourism Alliance is very concerned about the poor quality of this guide and that it has not been distributed for formal consultation. Attached is the Tourism Alliance submission to ODPM highlighting these concerns and calling for a formal 12 week consultation.

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Regional Spatial Strategies - Timetables and Contacts

Tuesday 17 May 2005, 11:55 AM

In 2004, the Government introduced Regional Spatial Strategies to better deliver policy at the regional level than the current Regional Planning Guidance (RPG). The RSSs, being developed by the Regional Assemblies, are important to tourism development as they provide a spatial framework to inform the preparation of LDDs, Local Transport Plans (LTPs) and regional and sub-regional strategies and programmes that have a bearing on land use activities for up to 20 years. Attached, therefore is each Regional Assembly’s timetable and key contacts for RSS development.

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Regional Comparison of Tourism Contribution and Funding

Monday 16 May 2005, 5:51 PM

Tourism South East have undertaken a study to determine the direct public investment in tourism across the UK and to compare this with the population and level of tourism employment in each region. The study puts the total direct investment in tourism at £121m per annum, with Wales showing the greatest investment per head of population.

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Recent Articles for 'Whitehall and Westminster World' and the 'Public Service Review'

Friday 13 May 2005, 5:48 PM

The following articles were recently written by the Tourism Alliance Chairman for 'Whitehall and Westminster World' and 'Public Service Review' publications. In the first, Brigid Simmonds states what she would do if made "Tourism Minister for the Day" while, in the second, she considers what can be done to promote the growth of the tourism industry.

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Election 2005 - Party Tourism Manifestos

Tuesday 26 April 2005, 10:45 AM

With the upcoming general election focusing on issues such as immigration, the health system and taxation, there has been little coverage of the main parties' tourism manifestos. Therefore, to aid informed debate on the tourism credentials of each party, their tourism manifestos have be collated for ease of comparison.

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