Marine Planning Iteration 3 engagement is an opportunity for stakeholders to comment on the preferred draft policies produced as part of the marine planning process in the North East, South East, North West and South West areas.
Iteration 3 online engagement is open until Friday 29 March 2019. This is the most comprehensive way to view and provide comments on the Iteration 3 products.
You can access the survey relevant to your area below:
- North East marine plan iteration 3 surveys
- South East marine plan iteration 3 surveys
- North West marine plan iteration 3 surveys
- South West marine plan iteration 3 surveys
We’ve also developed story maps, which detail progress on the plans to date and provide more information on the marine plan vision for your area.
Our Iteration 3 workshops kicked off in the North East. Nearly 70 people, representing a wide range of sectors, participated in workshops held in Newcastle and Redcar.
Feedback on the workshops was very positive with Newcastle attendees commenting that they “really valued the positive approach taken by the MMO to engagement.” In Redcar they observed that it was “fantastic to have such a diverse group in the room.”
Other comments from stakeholders said the workshops were “extremely useful,” had “increased understanding” and they appreciated that “the positive effect of the marine economy was recognised.”
Last week we were talking to people in the South West with around 150 attending workshops in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. A great mix of stakeholders attended and we co-chaired with Devon Maritime Forum in Totnes and Severn Estuary Partnership in Taunton. The workshops were extremely productive with a lot of energy in the rooms. We received very good feedback on our engagement and we gathered a lot of information to help shape the marine plan policies for the South West.
The online engagement and workshops provide the ideal opportunity to check progress towards the development of the plans. You can sign up for our upcoming workshops in the South East and North West below:
Marine Planning Iteration 3 engagement workshops