The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has submitted its initial views on what it would like to see from a new Waterways for Tomorrow policy document to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
Waterways for Tomorrow, originally published in 2000, set out the Government’s policy vision for the inland waterways. It was welcomed at the time, but it is now 8 years old. Defra has announced that it intends to produce a new document, consulting all stakeholders, with the aim of publishing it by the end of next year.
IWA has submitted its initial views to Defra. The submission embraces issues such as: