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REGENERATING NOTTINGHAM CASTLE AND THE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE VISITOR ECONOMY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 585: tabled on 24 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

This House notes that tourism is a key economic driver for Nottinghamshire, creating £1.6 billion in income and generating over 21,000 jobs; further notes that tourism, and the wider visitor economy, has a significant impact on the county's economy with further potential to deliver growth in the Midlands Engine region; welcomes the work of the Local Enterprise Partnership, businesses, including Nottingham BID, and councils to further develop the visitor economy, including as part of the Nottingham in Parliament Day on 25 October 2016 led by the University of Nottingham; further welcomes plans to revitalise Nottingham Castle to help bring alive its extraordinary history and significant role in the history of England; and supports all those partners working to make those plans happen.