§ 21. Mr. Simon Thomas
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will make a statement on the promotion of Wales as a tourism venue overseas by the British Tourist Authority. 
§ Janet Anderson
The British Tourist Authority (BTA) works with the Wales Tourist Board (WTB) as equal, strategic partners in promoting Wales abroad. The BTA has an overseas marketing agreement with the WTB, which sets out their respective roles, responsibilities and working relationships in the overseas promotion of Britain and Wales. In addition, the Chairman of the WTB is an ex officio member of the BTA Board, representing Welsh interests and advising on strategic and policy matters whenever key decisions are taken.