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Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry

Inquiry

The Marine Protected Areas Revisited report found Marine Protected Areas are not being effectively managed, and the Government needs to do more to protect vulnerable marine habitats, features and species once a site is designated as an Marine Protected Area.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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10th Report - Marine Protected Areas Revisited
Inquiry Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry
HC 597
Report
Response to this report
2nd Special Report - Marine Protected Areas Revisited: Government Response to the Committee's Tenth Report
HC 314
Special Report
2nd Special Report - Marine Protected Areas Revisited: Government Response to the Committee's Tenth Report
Inquiry Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry
HC 314
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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31 January 2017
Inquiry Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry
Witnesses John Tuckett, Chief Executive Officer, Marine Management Organisation, Dr Stephen Bolt, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities, and Dr Jon Davies, MPA Programme Leader, Joint Nature Conservation Committee; Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Dr Gemma Harper, Deputy Director for Marine and Chief Social Scientist, DEFRA, The Rt Hon. the Baroness Anelay of St Johns, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and Jane Rumble, Head of Polar Regions Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (at 11.00am).
Oral Evidence
10 January 2017
Inquiry Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry
Witnesses Rodney Anderson, Advisor, North Sea Marine Cluster, Peter Barham, Chair, Seabed Users and Development Group, Dale Rodmell, Assistant Chief Executive, National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, and Emma Barton, Planning and Environmental Manager, The Royal Yachting Organisation; Catherine Wensink, Forum Manager and Senior Conservation Officer, UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum, and Charles Clover, Executive Director, BLUE Marine Foundation (at 11.00am).
Oral Evidence
13 December 2016
Inquiry Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry
Witnesses Joan Edwards, Head of Living Seas, The Wildlife Trusts, Dr Jean-Luc Solandt, Principal Specialist, Marine Protected Areas, Marine Conservation Society, Jeff Knott, Head of Nature Policy, RSPBProfessor Callum Roberts, University of York, Peter Jones, Reader in Environmental Governance, University College London, Professor Russell Wynn, National Oceanography Centre, Dr Matthew Frost, Deputy Director, Knowledge Exchange, Marine Biological Association
Oral Evidence
Association of IFCAs (MPA0041)
UKOTCF (MPA0040)
Terri Portmann (MPA0039)

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