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Future of seaside towns: government response to the Select Committee report

The government’s response to the report by the House of Lords Select Committee on the future of seaside towns.


Government response to the report of session 2017-19 of House of Lords’ regenerating seaside towns and communities Select Committee, on the future of seaside towns

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This is the 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.

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 recommendations.

The government’s response demonstrates our ongoing commitment to seaside towns and highlights the work being undertaken to help develop sustainable coastal towns and communities strengthening their appeal as places to live, work and visit.

This response was updated on 16 June 2021. The updated response can be found at Future of seaside towns: updated government response to the select committee report

Published 4 June 2019
Last updated 16 June 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added link to updated response.

  2. First published.