JNCC Consultations

JNCC consult others on our own plans, policies, strategies and projects. View/search our open and closed consultations.

When a new consultation is launched, we make the relevant documents available to organisations and individuals with an interest in the area of consultation. We also publish details of each formal consultation on our website so that anyone with an interest can access the documents.

All consultations will have a clear start and end date.


Open consultations

Dogger Bank draft Conservation Advice

JNCC have been working on improving the conservation advice we provide for offshore Marine Protected Areas. The new approach is based on recommended best practise and feedback from current users. The approach is being trialled with Dogger Bank cSAC/SCI, and JNCC are seeking views on the updated draft conservation advice for the site.

  • The consultation will close on the 31st January 2017.


Potential marine SPA consultation in inshore and offshore waters around England and Wales

This consultation is conducted jointly by NE/NRW/JNCC for a marine potential Special Protection Area (pSPA) for seabirds and waterbirds in waters around England and Wales: the Liverpool Bay / Bae Lerpwl pSPA..

  • Consultation period: 9 November 2016 (noon) until 8 February 2017 (5pm)



Closed consultations

Proposed marine SPA  consultation in inshore and offshore waters around Scotland

Potential marine SPA consultation in inshore and offshore waters around England

Seismic Guidelines Consultation

Proposed Offshore Marine SPA consultation

Harbour Porpoise Possible Special Area of Conservation Consultation

Wildlife & Countryside Act: consultation of Schedule 9  

Fifth National Report on the Convention of Biologicalj Diversity (CBD) 

Consultation on the draft 3rd UK Report on Implementation of the Habitats Directive

UK Report for Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive for the period 2008-2012

Offshore SAC Consultation Archive

IPBES consultation and stakeholder hub

Fifth Quinquennial Review of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981

The protection of marine European Protected Species from injury and disturbance