Southend Central Area Action Plan (SCAAP) Preferred Approach 2015

Representation ID: 2360

Received: 15/02/2016

Respondent: Southend & District Pensioner's Campaign

Representation Summary:

We do not agree with the vision of Southend as a "City by the Sea". We resent the amount of public money being spent on Bids to become a City. There is no evidence that the residents desire this status or indeed that Her Majesty would be inclined to support it. The image of the town already attracts over 6 million visitors a year, and it will always be perceived as a 'down market seaside resort' . What needs changing is the economy. More well paid jobs in modern hi-tech industries. This we believe is planned