“Seaside towns hold a special place in our country’s history but they have been left behind by the Conservatives. Instead of being neglected and starved of investment, our coastal communities have enormous potential as centres for creative, digital and offshore industries.”

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party

“People in rural areas want to know when decisions are made, their needs are really taken into account, that is what I am pushing for”

Sue Hayman, Shadow Secretary of State for DEFRA

“Our history is full of the rich tapestry of the Labour and Co-operative movements working successfully in rural Britain”

David Drew, Shadow DEFRA Minister

“Labour believes the unique position of coastal communities should not be confined to the past, but should be part of an innovative, thriving and sustainable future.”

Holly Lynch, Shadow Minister for Coastal Communities

Latest Posts

The latest policy and campaigning posts from the Labour: Coast and Country network.