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Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL]

Volume 707: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government which access authorities in England include coastal land that will be subject to Part 9 of the Marine and Coastal Access Bill. [HL789]

The following access authorities in England will be covered by the coastal access provisions in the Marine and Coastal Access Bill:

Blackpool;

Bournemouth;

Brighton and Hove;

Bristol;

The Broads Authority;

Cheshire;

Cornwall;

Cumbria;

Devon;

Dorset;

Durham;

East Riding of Yorkshire;

East Sussex;

Essex;

Exmoor National Park;

Gloucestershire;

Hampshire;

Hartlepool;

Kent;

Kingston-upon-Hull;

Lake District National Park;

Lancashire;

Lincolnshire;

Liverpool;

Medway;

Middlesbrough;

New Forest National Park;

Norfolk;

North East Lincolnshire;

North Lincolnshire;

North Somerset;

North Tyneside;

North York Moors National Park;

North Yorkshire;

Northumberland;

Plymouth;

Poole;

Portsmouth;

Redcar and Cleveland;

Sefton;

Somerset;

South Gloucestershire

South Tyneside;

Southampton;

Southend-on-Sea;

Stockton-on-Tees;

Suffolk;

Sunderland;

Thurrock;

Torbay;

West Sussex; and

Wirral.

The final decision on the alignment of the coastal access route and margin will be taken by the Secretary of State following consideration of Natural England's coastal access report and any representations made on the report in accordance with regulations made under Section 292 55E of the Bill.