Consultation Responses and Letters

IWA regularly responds to consultations that propose changes that would or could affect the waterways. Below is a list of a few of the consultations IWA has responded to, with links to download the full responses.

2018

Draft Planning Policy Wales: Edition 10

Download the pdf consultation form (340KB) about the Welsh Government’s proposed revision to Planning Policy Wales in light of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.
Microsoft Word form document (35KB)

National Planning Policy Framework

Download IWA's Response to Consultation on the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (279KB)

EA Charges Consultation

Download and read IWA's response (207KB)

2017

CRT Licencing Consultation - Stage 3 - November 2017

Download and read IWA's response (44KB)

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Download and read the response (121KB)

Response to EA Request for Input on a proposal for EA and Defra ‘Grant Scheme for Improvements to the Water Environment’

Download and read IWA's response (79KB)

Response to Scottish Canals consultation about the Union Canal Towpath study

Download and read IWA's letter to the Scottish Canals consultation. (1MB)

Response to EA’s Consultation on Navigation Charges 2018/19

Download and read IWA's response to EA's consultation on navigation charges. (130KB)

Response to HM Treasury Call for Evidence on the Use of Red Diesel

Download and read IWA's full response on the use of Red Diesel (96KB)

Paper on CRT Licence Structure - May 2017

Download IWA's views on CRT's licence structure (80KB)

IWA Response to HS2 Phase 2B Design Refinement Consultation - March 2017

Download IWA Design Refinement Consultation Phase 2B Response

DCWW Section 51 Licence Changes and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal - February 2017

Download IWA's full response (209KB)

Response to Broads Plan 2017

Download and read IWA's full response to the Broads Plan Consultation (439KB)

Letter to Bridgewater Canal Company about Stoppages January 2017

IWA wrote a letter to the Bridgewater Canal Company about the postponing of a stoppage which would affect boating into the early summer.  Read IWA's full letter (980KB)

2016

Response to HS2 Phase 2a Consultation - November 2016

Download and read IWA's full response to HS2 Phase 2a Consultation (701KB)

Response to HS2 Phase 2A Design Refinement Consultation - November 2016

Download and read IWA's full response to HS2 Phase 2a Design Refinement Consultation (738KB)

Response to Maritime and Coastguard Agency Pricing Consultation October 2016

IWA responded to Maritime and Coastguard Agency on their pricing consultation. Download and read IWA's full letter. (113KB)

Response to Scottish Canals on their pricing consultation, October 2016

IWA responded to Scottish Canals on their pricing consultation. Download and read IWA's full letter. (158KB)

Response to EA Boston Barrier Order Consultation, October 2016

Download and read IWA's full response to the Boston Barrier Order Consultation (677KB)

Response to the MLC Order and Byelaws Consultation, February 2016

IWA submitted a response to the MLC consultation in February 2016. Download and read IWA's full response (161KB)

Response to the Department for Transport Cycling and Walking Strategy Consultation 2016

In May 2016, IWA responded to the Department for Transport cycling and walking strategy consultation.  Download and read IWA's full letter (PDF, 146 KB).

Letter to Communities and Local Government Regarding Housing on Waterways, April 2016

Download and read IWA's letter (291KB).

Response to Broads Local Plan 2012-2036

IWA responded to the Broads Local Plan 2012-2036 consultation. Download and read IWA's full response (248KB)

Response to Broads Plan 2017

IWA responded to the Broads Plan 2017 consultation. Download and read IWA's full response (159KB)

Response to Defra Abstraction Licensing Consultation

IWA responded to the Defra abstraction licensing consultation, IWA's response was submitted on the 8th April. Download and read IWA's full response (135KB)

Response to the Thames Vision Consultations

In February 2016, IWA responded to the consultation on the Thames Vision Consultations on Goals and Priority Actions. Download and read IWA's full letter (108KB)

Response to the Consultation on Draft Boston Barrier Environmental Statement

In February 2016, IWA responded to a consultation on an Environmental Statement for Boston Barrier. Download and read IWA's full response (319KB)

2015

Letter to CRT - Proposals to Change Paddle Pawl Stops

On 11th June 2015, IWA sent a letter to Canal & River Trust (CRT) regarding its recent press release announcing plans to change paddle pawl stops. Download and read IWA's full letter (PDF, 205 KB).

Landfill Communities Fund Consultation - Proposed Reforms

On 10th June 2015, IWA responded to the Landfill Communities Fund consultation on proposals to reform the the fund. Download and read IWA's full response (PDF, 352KB)

CRT Consultation - Proposals to Change Licence Terms & Conditions

On 27th February 2015, IWA responded to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) consultation on its proposals to changes its licence terms and conditions. Download and read IWA's full response (PDF, 226KB)

CRT Consultation - Proposals to Install Railings at Marple Aqueduct

On 28th January 2015, IWA responded to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) consultation on its proposals to install railings at Marple Aqueduct. Download and read IWA’s full response (PDF, 221KB).

CRT Consultation - Proposed Changes to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Liverpool Link Mooring Sales Policy

On 7th January 2015, IWA responded to Canal & River Trust's (CRT) consultation on its proposed changes to its mooring slaes policy on the Leeds & LIverpool Canal and Liverpool Link. Download and read IWA's full response (PDF, 175KB).

2014

MCA Consultation - Safety Management

On 23rd December 2014, IWA responded to Marine & Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) consultation on Safety Management. Download and read IWA’s full response (PDF, 277KB).

CRT Consultation - Water Resource Strategy

On 31st October 2014, IWA responded to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) consultation on its Water Resource Strategy. Download and read IWA’s full response (PDF, 371KB).

CRT Consultation - Mooring Sales Policy

On 31st October 2014, IWA responded to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) consultation on its Mooring Sales policy. Download and read IWA’s full response (PDF, 242KB).

CRT Consultation - Business Licences

On 31st July 2013, IWA responded to Canal & River Trust's (CRT) consultation to reform Business licences. Download and read IWA's full response (PDF,142KB)

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