Today the House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities published its inquiry report, The Future of Seaside Towns. It is a comprehensive document covering all the key issues that most coastal practitioner would wish to see aired.
For ease of initial reading the summary can be found on pages 3 and 4 and the summary of the 59 recommendation from page 106 to 112.
Regrettably, at 23 pages and some 14.5k words our own submission, although I am assured considered by the inquiry has not been published within the report, as I was unable to edit it to the required size in the time allowed to me. I am content that the issues we raised have all been covered by others, if not by us, and indeed some of the unattributed comments within the report do appear very familiar to me. We also contributed to the Tourism Alliance response which is acknowledged and has been published as part of the evidence base: