On 21 January 2016, Natural England  and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee ("JNCC") launched six separate consultations on proposed plans in relation to six designated or potential marine Special Protection Areas ("SPAs").  The six consultations and supporting documentation can be  accessed from the links below.

Three proposals to extend existing SPAs:

Two proposals to designate new SPAs:

One proposal to combine two existing SPAs into a single SPA and to extend the area designated:

All six consultations close at 5pm on 21 April 2016.