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These proposed draft policies are in development and are not a consideration when in drafting applications or making a decision. You can comment on these policies through our online questionnaire and workshops.

These are potential policies are still in development and are not a consideration when in drafting applications or decision making. You can comment on these policies in our iteration 1 engagement.

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) provides military defence and security for the people of the UK and overseas territories. Defence makes a significant socio-economic contribution and, in some coastal locations, MOD is the major employer in the region. The Marine Policy Statement states that "marine activities should not prejudice the interests of defence and national security and the MOD should be consulted accordingly".

Please use our interactive map to view and combine marine plan policy data.