British Waterways transfer, abolition of Inland Waterways Advisory Council

08 March 2012

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has decided to hold an evidence session on the Draft British Waterways (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 and the Draft Inland Waterways Advisory Council (Abolition) Order 2012


Tuesday 13 March 2012

Venue: Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster

At 10.45 am

  • Tony Hales CBE, Chairman, British Waterways
  • John Kittmer, Head of British Waterways Sponsorship and New Waterways Charity Project, Defra

At 11.30 (approx)

  • Howard Pridding, Executive Director, British Marine Federation
  • Inland Waterways Association

For further details about this inquiry, please contact Sarah Coe, Environment Specialist to the Committee, on 020 7219 2290.

The meeting will take place in a committee room in the House of Commons. Visitors should check the exact location nearer the time on

The sessions are open to the press and the public. Please allow half an hour to clear security.

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