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Coastal Areas: Finance

Volume 501: debated on Thursday 26 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which parliamentary constituencies received funding through the Sea Change programme in (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09; and what the monetary value was of each grant. (302006)

The Sea Change Programme, which has allocated £38 million to 32 resorts, has only been in place since 1 April 2008. The parliamentary constituencies which received funding in 2008-09 (Wave 1 of the programme), and the value of each grant are set out in the following table:

Parliamentary constituency

Value of grant (£)

Blackpool South

4,000,000

Dover

3,850,000

Torbay

1,542,531

Totnes

705,001

Berwick-upon-Tweed

1,000,000

Bexhill and Battle

1,000,000

Weston-Super-Mare

951,447

Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

480,800

Bournemouth East

455,000

Teignbridge

376,676

Torridge and West Devon

1100,000

Blackpool North and Fleetwood

230,000

North Thanet

230,000

North Devon

230,000

Beverley and Holderness

230,000

Tynemouth

229,525

Total

14,610,980

1 Development Grant

2 Feasibility Grant