UKEVENTS Weekly Update – 20th July 2023


In this week update, please find below for your information:

DCMS Tourism Team Update – Jamie Haworth is moving from his role representing Events within the DCMS Tourism Team.  The UKEVENTS Executive Committee, on behalf of you all, would like to thank Jamie for his support, guidance and help in presenting the issues we have raised with Government Departments and wish him well in his new role at DCMS. We will advise you once his replacement is appointed. 

TA Newsflash (14.07.2023) – Government announces hike to visa fees to pay for public sector pay deal | At least some good news on Canada YMS extension. See here.

TA Weekly Update (20.07.2023) – ICYMI – visa fees for visitors hiked by 15%, others by 20%+ | Lords question government on ETA plans | Westminster Hall debate on ETAs and NI | Government’s ETA impact assessment published | Tickets on sale for Tourism Policy Conference | New TA Website is now launched. See details here.