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Coastal Towns – Second Session Report

The Government has no specific policy or initiatives for coastal towns, based upon the premise that coastal towns are too diverse to warrant such an approach. The diversity of coastal towns is evident if you contrast an area such as Brighton, with its buoyant and diverse economy, with Margate, marked by its physical isolation and relative deprivation.

Our analysis has identified that a ‘one size fits all’ approach to coastal towns would be inappropriate given this diversity, however, we believe there are specific areas where Government needs to act to ensure that coastal towns are not neglected.

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