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The Seaside Economy

This report provides the first comprehensive examination of economic change in Britain’s seaside towns. The focus is on the whole local economy, not just the tourist sector, but in particular the report explores how local labour markets have responded to the challenge posed by the rise of the foreign holiday. The widely held view is that this has resulted in the unemployment that can now be observed in many seaside towns.

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