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Coastal Areas (Restrictions)

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 8 April 1943

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asked the Home Secretary whether in view of the reduced possibility of invasion and the desirability of encouraging the spending of holidays near home, he will arrange for the maximum relaxation of coastal bathing restrictions during the coming summer?

As I indicated in the announcement about the new regulated area along the coast which I made in the House on 30th March, the existing restrictions on access to beaches remain in force, and I regret that I should not feel justified in authorising their relaxation at the present time.