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Future of seaside towns: updated Government response to the Select Committee Report

The updated Government Response to the House of Lords Select Committee on the future of seaside towns was published yesterday at the request of the Chair of the Liaison Committee. – see buttons below

There are also links to the updated government response to the House of Lords Select Committee report on regenerating seaside towns and communities, looking at the future of seaside towns, which was published on 4 April 2019, and the original government response was published on 4 June 2019.

The Committee looked closely at a wide range of issues affecting seaside towns and the government has considered the Committee’s findings carefully in formulating its response, which supports the vast majority of the report’s recommendation. This is demonstrated by the progress made in the updated response.

The government’s updated response demonstrates their ongoing commitment to levelling up all parts of the country, including our seaside towns and coastal communities. It highlights the work being undertaken to help develop sustainable coastal towns and communities strengthening their appeal as places to live, work and visit

As you are aware the Coastal Communities Alliance is working with the LGA Coastal SIG and CPN to provide the Secretariat for the APPG Coastal Communities and we will ensure this update is on the agenda.