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Regeneration: Coastal Areas

Volume 474: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how the funding earmarked for regeneration of seaside towns is to be divided between locations; and when these funds will be distributed. (197973)

My Department's £45 million fund will allocate £15 million a year over three years to help catalyze the regeneration of seaside resorts through heritage and cultural projects.

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