Marine Protected Areas Revisited Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 13 December 2017 Question number

Joan Edwards, Head of Living Seas, The Wildlife Trusts, Dr Jean-Luc Solandt, Principal Specialist, marine protected areas, Marine Conservation Society, and Jeff Knott, Head of Nature Policy, RSPB


Professor Callum Roberts, University of York, Peter Jones, Reader in Environmental Governance, University College London, Professor Russell Wynn, National Oceanography Centre, and Dr Matthew Frost, Deputy Director, Knowledge Exchange, Marine Biological Association


Tuesday 10 January 2017

Rodney Anderson, Advisor, North Sea Marine Cluster; Peter Barham, Chair, Seabed User & Development Group, Dale Rodmell, Assistant Chief Executive, National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, and Emma Barton, Planning and Environmental Manager, the Royal Yachting Association


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


Tuesday 31 January 2017

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, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Dr Gemma Harper, Deputy Director for Marine and Chief Social Scientist, Defra, and Jane Rumble, Head of Polar Regions, FCO


21 April 2017