Posts Tagged ‘Inland Waterways Association’

CRT Council member urges IWA to spy on law abiding boaters

Sunday, January 13th, 2013


Vaughan Welch, one of the four private boater representatives elected to the CRT Council, has recently written an article encouraging IWA members to spy on boaters who comply with Section 17 3 c ii of the 1995 British Waterways Act.

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IWA reveals anti-liveaboard prejudice in Local Mooring Strategy

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) representative on the Mooring Strategy Steering Group has made it clear that his understanding of the local mooring strategy is to “reduce the numbers of those living on the canal” so that within 5 years “they would be able to plan for a different life-style”. In an email to BW’s Sally Ash, the IWA rep Tim Wheeldon also stated that “there will be no question of anyone being forced to give up home, school or job in the short term“.

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