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DEFRA issue report on NWC Consultation

DEFRA together with the Interim Trustees have now reported on the spring consultation for the New Waterway Charity and this summary of response document throws some light on the future.

Consultation - PLA River Works Licences for Residential Use

The Port of London Authority has undertaken a major review of its policies and procedures for issuing and renewing River Works Licences for Residential Moorings and is now undertaking a Public Consultation on the findings to date and its proposals for the future. The consultation opened on 13th September 2011 and closes on Friday 18 November.

A report on the review and many extensive background documents are available from the PLA website at

MPs agree the NWC is the way forward, but....

The All Party Parliamentary Waterways Group has just issued their views on the NWC.

Other DEFRA responses

Many other organisations have made submissions to DEFRA over the NWC.

Last days to respond to NWC Consultation

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