Liaison Committee
The future of seaside towns: Follow-up report

5th Report of Session 2022-23 - published 21 July 2023 - HL Paper 235



Chapter 1: Introduction

The Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities

Follow-up work

Chapter 2: Progress on key recommendations

Coastal communities policy and coordination

The Levelling Up Agenda

Mechanism for coordination

Support for regeneration—leadership


Support for regeneration—funding and delivery

Government funding

Funding landscape



Digital connectivity

Figure 1: Percentage of premises with gigabit capable broadband, England, local authority districts 2022 per cent

Figure 2: Percentage of 4G coverage by at least one mobile
network provider, England, local authority districts, 2022 per cent

Education and skills: stimulating an entrepreneurial culture

Education in coastal areas

Teacher recruitment and retention

Employment and skills

Health and wellbeing

Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of members and declarations of interests

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Acronyms and abbreviations

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