Environmental Audit Committee

Marine Protected Areas Revisited inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Report in preparation.

Scope of the inquiry

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)".

Terms of reference: Marine Protected Areas Revisited

Latest evidence

  • 31 Jan 2017 - Marine Protection Areas Revisited - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF319 KB) HC 597 | Published 07 Feb 2017

    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).

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