Government responds to consultation

Waterways Minister, Richard Benyon MP, has today (20 December 2012) published the Government’s response to the supplementary consultation on the transfer of British Waterways in England and Wales to the Canal & River Trust. The Government response clarifies a number of technical aspects related to the Transfer Order, and confirms that the new Trust will be subject to the Freedom of Information Act for those statutory functions which it inherits from British Waterways. Read more on the British Waterways website…