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Marine Management Organisation

Volume 471: debated on Friday 1 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans he has for the responsibilities of the proposed marine management organisation in relation to integrated marine spatial planning on offshore wind farms. (178589)

We will delegate responsibility for preparing marine plans to the proposed marine management organisation. These marine plans will reflect our objectives on offshore wind energy generation as set out in the proposed marine policy statement and relevant national policy statements.