Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) October 2010

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English Heritage (C Power) 06 Dec 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Economic Prosperity Tourism Tourism

  • Comment ID: 2610
  • Response Type: Object
6. Economic Prosperity Within the section on Tourism, recognition of the value and contribution that the historic environment plays towards this area needs to be made clear. Benefits from the links between these tourist attractions and the economic well-being of the District should be acknowledged. PPS4 opens up the opportunities for the Historic Environment to feed into this process and with so many National Trust and other privately owned property that are known to draw visitors to the Distric
Bourne Leisure Ltd 03 Dec 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Economic Prosperity Tourism Tourism

  • Comment ID: 2544
  • Response Type: Object
Bourne Leisure notes the reference to the South West Regional Tourism Strategy at paragraph 9.55 that states, "the core objective is to develop a quality, year round, sustainable tourism sector". The Company endorses this objective for South Somerset. Paragraph 9.57 then refers to PPS4: Planning for Sustainable Economic Growth and its Policy EC7: Planning for Tourism in Rural Areas, noting in effect that for the Core Strategy to be consistent with this policy, "Tourist facilities will be expe
Cllr Peter Seib 18 Oct 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Economic Prosperity Tourism Tourism

  • Comment ID: 63
  • Response Type: Object
This section should be removed in its entirety as the evidence does not support the assertions made. According to recent issues of the "Value of Tourism in Somerset", which is the only publication to produce specific content about South Somerset, 4% to 6% of South Somerset's jobs are Tourism-related. That is not the same as saying tourism accounts for 4%. Much of the employment is better described as 'hospitality'. Furthermore, it is misleading to allow the impression to remain that that the w