Tag Archives: British Waterways

Consultation: moving inland waterways into a new charity in England and Wales

Have your say!  Defra launched a consultation yesterday seeking views on how, in future, the inland waterways in England & Wales could be run.  They are currently managed on behalf of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.  The consultation sets out the rationale for moving these waterways out of the public [...]

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Budget 2010 announcements relevant to Defra and the third sector.

On the 24th March 2010, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alastair Darling, announced the Budget 2010.  The budget contrained a number of announcements relevant to the third sector.  Full details are set out on this page of the Office of the Third Sector’s website.  Key proposals include the development of a Social Investment Wholesale Bank, [...]

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