§ Mr. Bryant
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when she will publish the Government's response to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's report on the Communications White Paper. 
§ Tessa Jowell
I have today published the Government's response to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's report.638W
comparable to the sudden and severe impact of pit closures on mining communities, which is what justified setting up the Coalfields Regeneration Trust.
§ Geraldine Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what plans she has to improve the infrastructure of British seaside resorts. 
§ Dr. Howells
The Government believe that the principal responsibility for supporting the infrastructure of British seaside resorts lies with local government, working with other interested parties in the light of a clearly enunciated vision and strategy for tourism and other economic activity. It is also particularly important that aspects of planning and transport, for instance, as well as any overall plan for regeneration, dovetail with wider regional plans which are the responsibility of regional development agencies in England. In Scotland and Wales the infrastructure of seaside resorts is a matter for the relevant Minister in each devolved administration.