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Inland Waterways

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 17 May 2007

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the long-term maintenance of inland waterways. (137599)

DEFRA sponsors British Waterways, the Environment Agency and the Broads Authority. I look to them to manage and maintain their waterways in a safe, modern, integrated manner that delivers the wider public benefit such as regeneration, in a fully sustainable way within the resources available.