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Consultation – Marine Conservation Zones Tranche 3

Closes 20th July. Defra have opened consultation on the 3rd tranche of Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English marine waters. 41 new MCZs are proposed and there are also new features for conservation proposed for 12 exisitng MCZs. The consultation seeks views on the new sites and additional features, but also provides an opportunity to submit

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Closed – Maritime 2050: call for evidence

Closed 16th May, 11:45 p.m. The Department for Transport has announced a call for evidence from those involved with, or who rely on, the maritime sector to help develop a long term strategy for the future of the UK’s maritime sector – Maritime 2050. The call introduces a number of themes for respondents to consider.

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Closed: Microbead Consultation

Closes 28th February 2017. Defra, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland have launched a consultation to seek views on the UK’s proposed ban on the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads which may harm the marine environment. The

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NW Marine Plan – Issues Database and Issues with Supporting Evidence Consultation Summary now available from MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published an issues database for the North West, North East, South East and South West Marine Plan areas. The database has been published following a call for issues with supporting evidence which ran from 30 June 2016 to 5 August 2016 and was supported by a series of workshops,

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Closed – Call for Evidence on Marine Protected Area Assessments

Closes 12th December 2016. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is carrying out site assessments for the marine protected areas (MPA) in English inshore waters for which the MMO is the lead regulator. They are now seeking views on the draft assessments, which are intended to help ensure that current and potential future fishing activities do

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Call for evidence: The Economic Potential of Coastal Communities and the Visitor Economy

Closes 5.00pm on 30 September 2016 The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Visitor Economy is conducting an Inquiry into the Economic Potential of Coastal Communities and the Visitor Economy.  The aim of the inquiry is to provide an opportunity to discuss how the Government and the hospitality and tourism industry can support the economic

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Closed MMO’s Marine Planning Workshops and Call for Evidence

The North West Coastal Forum was pleased to help with delivery of the Marine Management Organisation’s Liverpool workshop, on 13th July. As well assisting with publicity before the event North West Coastal Forum Board member, John Entwistle, of Wirral Council, co-Chaired the event alongside Russell Gadbury, the MMO Marine Planning Manager, and Caroline Salthouse, who

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MMO Report on Social Impacts and Interactions Between Marine Sectors

The Marine Management Organisation has published a report commissioned to provide a body of evidence on social impacts through an assessment of interactions within and between sectors listed in the Marine Policy Statement. The project provides a baseline of evidence and also provides a framework for using this evidence as part of the marine planning process. It provides

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House of Lords Inquiry into EU Regional Marine Co-operation

Call for written evidence closes 26th September The House of Lords European Union Committee’s Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy has launched a call for evidence as part of an Inquiry into EU Regional Marine Co-operation. They would like to hear from a wide range of witnesses. Public hearings will be held from October to December 2014

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Call for evidence: Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities: how they operate

This call for evidence closes on 1 August 2014 12:00am  Defra is calling for evidence on how each Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) has worked to meet its duties. This evidence will be used in drawing up a report on the conduct and operation of IFCAs which the Secretary of State must lay before

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