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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Marine Protected Areas more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Government's implementation, management and monitoring of marine protection areas; what assessment he has made of the potential merits of doubling the size of the area under marine protection; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
star this property answer text <p>Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are a devolved matter and the information provided therefore relates to England only.</p><p> </p><p>Defra recently laid a report in Parliament setting out progress towards establishing an MPA network (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/marine-protected-areas-network-report-2012-to-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/marine-protected-areas-network-report-2012-to-2018</a>). This report includes progress that has been made in implementing, managing and monitoring MPAs.</p><p> </p><p>To date, 36% of English waters are protected in MPAs. On its own, the total area of MPAs is not a good measure of the effectiveness of the network. We have published a comprehensive set of ecological network targets that we are working towards:</p><p><a href="http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/100705_ENG_v10.pdf" target="_blank">http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/100705_ENG_v10.pdf</a></p><p>and</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/492784/mcz-update-jan-2016.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/492784/mcz-update-jan-2016.pdf</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T10:41:34.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T10:41:34.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this