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Environmental Audit Committee
Accepting written submissions.
The Environmental Audit Committee is calling for evidence on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the UK and the Overseas Territories. This follows on from the previous Committee’s reports into "Marine Protected Areas (PDF 390.14 KB)" and "Sustainability in the UK Overseas Territories (PDF 1.43 MB)".
Evidence given by 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).
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Environmental Audit Committee explore a range of issues raised during the inquiry so far with the Marine Management Agencies and Ministers