The above consultation was issued by DEFRA on 21st March and closes on Monday 15 May 2017. Here is a link to the consultation: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/marine/lobsters-crawfish/
Marine Planning 26th January 2017
In February 2017, the MMO will launch the next step in the development of the marine plans for the north east. This is an important stage and is the first chance to see how the issues and evidence gathered last summer are being taken forward. The MMO are looking for feedback, will be publishing a questionnaire and holding a workshop for the North East marine plan in Newcastle on Thursday 16 February 2017 at the Centre for Life, 9.30am to 4pm. There will also be an evening drop-in session in Amble on Monday 13 February 2017 at the Amble Development Trust, 5 to 7pm.
For more information about these events, please see the MMO Marine Planning Newsletter HERE