DEFRA's consultation on the proposed NWC closes on the 30 June. Please do make a response.

British Waterways took proceedings against Paul Davies as far back as March 2009. This subsequently became one of their test cases to try to clarify their legal powers,

Press release from BW (30/3/11):

PUBLIC CONSULTATION INTO THE FUTURE OF WATERWAYS IN ENGLAND & WALES

British Waterways today (30 March 2011) welcomes the start of a three-month government consultation into the future of inland waterways in England and Wales.

British Waterways is establishing a project team to respond to the formal public consultation on High Speed Two (HS2) launched today [28 Feb 2011].

 

In response to feedback from the boating trade, British Waterways (BW) is currently consulting on a number of changes to the way business boats are licensed.