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REGENERATION OF COASTAL COMMUNITIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 797: tabled on 12 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the Government's commitment to developing a new industrial strategy and building an economy that works for everyone; further notes that coastal communities experience among the highest levels of deprivation in Britain and Northern Ireland; believes that revitalising coastal communities demands a new approach to making sustainable use of the marine environment by developing industries, such as small-scale sustainable fishing, renewable energy, aquaculture and tourism, in ways that put local people in control; commends the creativity and energy shown by community initiatives across the coast in regenerating their local economies; further believes that these initiatives need the support of government; welcomes the New Economics Foundation's Blue New Deal Action Plan which has been developed in consultation with hundreds of coastal stakeholders from across the country; and calls on the government to implement a Blue New Deal, including a dedicated Coastal Transformation Fund, to invest in coastal infrastructure and support community enterprise.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.