Policy paper

Marine conservation zones: February 2014 update

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

An update on Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs), covering the designated MCZs, and plans for the second tranche of MCZs.



This document provides an update on:

  • the first tranche of 27 Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs)
  • plans for the second tranche of MCZs
  • sites being considered as candidates for the second tranche