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Marine Protected Areas examined with stakeholders and NGOs

05 January 2017

Environmental Audit Committee explore how effectively stakeholders have been engaged in the designation and implementation of the first two tranches of Marine Protected Areas. It will also explore what progress the Government has made towards achieving its goal of a Blue Belt around the Overseas Territories

Witnesses

Tuesday 10 January 2017, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10.15am

  • 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
  • Emma Barton, Planning and Environmental Manager, The Royal Yachting Organisation

At 11.00am

  • Catherine Wensink, Forum Manager and Senior Conservation Officer, UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum
  • Charles Clover, Executive Director, BLUE Marine Foundation
  • Thomas Hickey, Officer, Government Relations, Pew Trusts 

Further information

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