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Regeneration: Coastal Areas

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 10 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer of 25 November 2008, Official Report, column 1276W, on regeneration: coastal areas, whether her cross-departmental working group on coastal towns held discussions with hon. Members whose constituencies include seaside towns. (241511)

No discussions have taken place so far, but the cross-departmental working group on coastal towns would be keen to hear from hon. Members whose knowledge and expertise could help to better inform action on improving outcomes in coastal towns.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer of 25 November 2008, Official Report, column 1276W, on regeneration: coastal areas, whether hon. Members whose constituencies include seaside towns were consulted in connection with the regeneration framework consultation. (241643)

My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, made a written statement to the House on 17 July 2008 before she published ‘Transforming Places; changing lives: a framework for regeneration’. A copy of the consultation document was made available in the Library. The document was also sent to all local authority chief executives in England.