CRT have now published the results for the 2023 election For the private boater results those elected were Penelope Barber Fiona Burt Rosie Strickland Scott Martin We are delighted that one of our members Penelope Barber has been successful Tony Lacey did not succeed, and we don’t know by how much. CRT have published the […]
CRT have now published the list of candidates for the 4 private boater representative vacancies on their Council. The election is open until 10th January 2024, and we encourage you to vote. CRT will have sent an email or a paper letter to the contact details linked to the boat licence. The voting response has […]
In October CRT annouced their intention to increase licence costs by an unprecidented 5% above inflation. They have also decided to apply increasing levels of surcharge to wide beam boats and continuous cruisers. NABO Has witten to Richard Parry to make our views knows, and we have a reply. The text is proved below. We […]
Following the announcement on 19 September about changes to future boat licensing, the Canal & River Trust is today giving further details about the increases in licence fees to be applied from 1 April 2024 for boats without a home mooring and for wide beam boats. Licences for all boats on the Trust’s waterways will […]
The Canal & River Trust has today (21 September 2023) published its 2022/23 Annual Report & Accounts. This will take some time to wade through and report on. To view the Trust’s Report & Accounts visit: Annual report and accounts.
On Tuesday 22 November, the future of the UK’s canals and waterways, with a particular focus on the 2,000 miles cared for and looked after by the Canal & River Trust charity, was debated in the House of Commons. Michael Fabricant, MP for Lichfield and chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Waterways, initiated […]
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CRT have today announced a further hike in licence fees to take place from April 2023. This a is a 9% hike and folows the increase in October making 13% by their own figures. You can read the text here Apparently they think we are made of money. No consulation of course.
Public Authorities and the Public Paul Monahan tries to analyse what’s wrong with CRT. I have frequent contact with several public bodies, notably the local council, the EA (flood relief, not navigation) and of course CRT. If I believed in reincarnation, I would think that I must have done something dreadful in a past life! […]