§ Mr. Spring
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions he has had with(a) the West Country Tourism Board, (b) the Cornwall Tourism Board and (c) the DETR about possible projects to be undertaken with EU Objective 1 funding. 
§ Janet Anderson
The Single Programme Document (SPD) for Objective 1 funding in the South West was presented to Government Departments for approval this week, prior to being submitted to the European Commission for approval.
I have had no discussions with the West Country Tourist Board, the Cornwall Tourism Board or the DETR about possible projects. However, I have asked my officials to assist in the preparation of the SPD, and discussions have taken place with the West Country Tourist Board, the Cornwall Tourism Board and DETR.