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Marine Protected Areas

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 49270, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effects of fully and highly-protected Marine Protected Areas on the (a) ecological health of inshore waters and (b) livelihoods of local fishing communities.

Answered on

22 September 2021

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion, on 19 July 2021, PQ UIN 33198.