Clive Efford – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Clive Efford on 2016-09-02.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to assess public safety on beaches in England; and if he will make a statement.

Mr Marcus Jones

Safety at public beaches is generally the responsibility of the local authority, who carry out risk assessments to determine appropriate safety measures. Generic guidance for the safe use of beaches is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-safe-at-the-coast-beach-safety-advice