Consultation on the Draft South Marine Plans: The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is delighted to announce that the consultation on the Draft South Marine Plans will take place be between 7 November 2016 and 27 January 2017. The consultation gives interested parties the chance to share their views and opinions on the Draft marine plan […]

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Peter Jones: New critical analysis paper: Marine Spatial Planning in Reality – concludes “that the realities of how marine spatial planning (MSP’ing) is working contrast with widely recognised concepts and ideals as to how MSP’ing should work, as integrated-use MSP’ing based on political expedience and blue growth priorities is diverging from and potentially competing with […]

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MMO: The workshops will focus on the challenges and opportunities of each area, the MMO is inviting stakeholders to register their interest for workshops to discuss the challenges, opportunities and needs of the next phase of marine plan areas. The workshops are being held across the north east, north west, south east and south west […]

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MMO: Marine planning: a guide for local councils, provides an overview of marine plans and the marine planning system. It includes information on how marine planning and land-use planning support each other, how the two systems integrate and how the marine plans should be used. For more information email https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/marine-planning-a-guide-for-local-councils MMO: We would like your […]

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