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A New Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning

The European Parliament has today (24th April) endorsed a new Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP).  MSP is a fundamental part of EU Integrated Maritime Policy and the Commission’s Blue Growth Strategy.  The text adopted can be found here. In an increasingly busy coastal and marine environment with many competing needs and finite resources the

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Revocation of the Regional Strategy for the North West

On April 24th the Secretary of State laid in Parliament the statutory instrument revoking the Regional Strategy for the North West. The Regional Strategy for the North West (Revocation) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/934) will come into force on 20th May 2013. The Regional Strategy for the North West comprises both the North West of England Plan

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Isle of Man Marine Plan – Statement of Public Participation

The Manx Government’s Department of Infrastructure has released a Statement of Public Participation to outline how and when interest groups and members of the public can have their say on formulation of the Isle of Man Marine Plan. Minister for Infrastructure, David Cretney MHK said ‘As a small Island nation, the role of the sea

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The Case for Marine Planning in the Irish Sea

The North West Coastal Forum has submitted a document to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to support the case for the 2nd marine planning region to be North West England. An announcement on the next area to be planned is expected in early summer 2012. The case for it to come to the North West was compiled by the

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The case for marine planning to come to North West England

A document submitted to the MMO to support the case for the 2nd marine planning region to be North West England. It was prepared by the North West Coastal Forum but represents the views of a wider group of organisations and participants in the March 2012 ‘A Sea Change: Marine Spatial Planning from Solway to Dee’

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