Consultation on Managing Quota in 2023 and Beyond

Consultation on Managing Quota in 2023 and Beyond

In this consultation Defra set out options for future distribution of additional quota from 2023. This consultation is an opportunity for you to help shape and influence quota policy in the UK for 2023 and beyond, and builds upon previous engagement with...
Policy paper published on Fisheries Management Plans

Policy paper published on Fisheries Management Plans

Defra and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) published a policy paper on Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) on 1 September. This can be read here.  FMPs will be evidence-based action plans, developed in collaboration with the fishing sector and other...
Have your say on HPMAs in the North

Have your say on HPMAs in the North

Defra have launched a 3 month consultation on Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) which can be accessed here. This includes the candidate sites, Allonby Bay in Cumbria and Lindisfarne, Northumberland. A factsheet is provided in relation to each site. Defra are...