Apr 16, 2015

National Marine Plan Published

Scotland's National Marine Plan (NMP) which was adopted on 25 March 2015 and laid before Parliament on 27 March 2015 has now been published.


Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment, in a statement to Parliament, thanked marine stakeholders and the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee and MSPs more generally for their considered input to the consultation and scrutiny processes for the National Marine Plan.


The adopted Plan has now been published alongside a final modifications report setting out the changes made from the consultation draft. Other documents to follow the publication of the Plan include an updated BRIA, a Habitats Regulations Appraisal Record and a Post Adoption Statement. For more information on the plan click here

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