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The pre-election period

This Parliament ends on 30 March 2015.

An evening picture of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in London

Between then and the general election on 7 May is the pre-election period and the Civil Service communicates less, in line with Cabinet Office General Election Guidance.

So you won’t be hearing much from us in the 5 weeks up to the election, unless it’s to provide information essential to continuing the government’s day-to-day work. That applies to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) website, blog and social media channels Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.

That doesn’t mean we’re not doing anything. Our work will continue through the pre-election period. We just won’t be talking about it much in the run-up to the election.

While we’re on the subject of elections, don’t forget to register to vote. You can do it online. It takes about 3 minutes.

Published 30 March 2015