All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Visitor Economy

Title All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Visitor Economy
Purpose Enhancing our local economy by promoting measures and incentives, including a reduction of VAT on tourism, which would increase visitor numbers and investment in all parts of Britain and Northern Ireland.
Category Subject Group
Role Name Party
Chair & Registered Contact Ms Margaret Ritchie Social Democratic & Labour Party
Co-Chair Steve Double Conservative
Vice Chair Albert Owen Labour
Vice Chair Mr Mark Williams Liberal Democrat
Vice Chair Dr Philippa Whitford Scottish National Party
Vice Chair Caroline Lucas Green Party
Vice Chair Sammy Wilson Democratic Unionist Party
Vice Chair Danny Kinahan Ulster Unionist Party
Vice Chair Hywel Williams Plaid Cymru
Contact Details
Registered Contact:

Ms Margaret Ritchie MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000. Email: [email protected].

Public Enquiry Point:

Vernon Hunte, British Hospitality Association, Augustine House, 6A Austinfriars, London EC2N 2HA. Tel: 07834 629 128. Email: [email protected]


British Hospitality Association acts as the group’s secretariat.