The MP for Scarborough says he still wants to see a multiplex cinema in the town whether that is on the North Bay or closer to the centre.
Robert Goodwill says it could be on the proposed North Bay site or closer to the centre.
The extended agreement between developers Benchmark Leisure and Scarborough Borough Council runs out next month.
Robert said:”The whole development at the North Bay has been much longer in the delivery than anyone ever predicted. The banking crash hit the residential sector, the flats didn’t fly off the shelves like hot cakes and we had to look at a plan b to let them out as holiday lets in some cases.
“I still want to see Scarborough with its own multiplex cinema, whether that’s at the North Bay or nearer the centre of town, but we do need a multiplex cinema because we need more things for people to do on the very few occasions in the summer when it rains in Scarborough and also for local people as well….