Details of the group including important documents.

A group has been set up to put the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) new approach to commercial fisheries into practice. The group includes stakeholders and bodies to make sure the new approach:

  • is effective and practical
  • meets legal requirements
  • considers the effects of management measures available
  • has a suitable timetable to achieve the measures

Other documents, including minutes and information notes from meetings are available from The National Archives.

More details about marine protected areas in the strategic management table.