2018-2022 Call for Evidence on Northumberland IFCA Conduct and Operations

The Marine and Coastal Access Act (2009) requires the Secretary of State to lay a report
before Parliament on the ‘conduct and operation’ of the IFCAs as soon as reasonably
practical after the end of every four-year period. The third report is now due and will cover
from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2022.

There are two ways that your views can be shared::

  1. A targeted Qualtrics survey designed for individuals that are most knowledgeable about the IFCAs including: recreational anglers, inshore fishers, IFCA General Members, local government Councillors, Arm’s Length Body employees, academics and members of Non-Governmental Organisations. The survey is anonymous and can be accessed using the following link:
  1. An online Citizen Space survey for members of the public and representatives of organisations. This is available via the following link:

Both methods are now open and will close on 22 April 2024.