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Culture: Coastal Areas

Volume 473: debated on Thursday 13 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to encourage cultural regeneration in coastal resorts. (194254)

My Department's £45 million fund (£15 million a year over three years) to regenerate seaside resorts through heritage and cultural projects was announced on 30 November 2007.

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State will make an announcement on the funding proposals for year 1 of the programme shortly.