British Waterways Board

A navigation authority, also called Scottish Canals

Since 2nd July 2012, the British Waterways Board (commonly known as Scottish Canals) has been responsible only for canals in Scotland. The canals and rivers in England and Wales for which it used to be responsible are now managed by the Canal & River Trust.

189 requests

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Dear Ms Smith, Thank you for your e-mail which was received on 1st March. The matters you raise and are seeking clarification on do not fall within...
Foi Requests data
Request to British Waterways Board by edward surridge. Annotated by Allan Richards on .

Partially successful.

Many complaints to the Information Commissioner are resolved informally. If not them a decision notice is provided to both the complainant and BW. Mr S...
Current Court Actions against boaters
Request to British Waterways Board by Simon Robbins. Annotated by P Smith on .

Successful.

BW has neglected to provide the page of explanatory notes to the Section 8 Timeline/ flow chart. These are important as they presumably explain to the...
Truth isn't always polite, person who dare not speak their name.
Facilitating BWML marina investment
Response by British Waterways Board to Dominic Miles on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Miles, Thank you for your e-mail today. I am sorry that you are not entirely satisfied by our response to your request made under the provi...
Coroners Report - Death of Wendy Brennan
Request to British Waterways Board by Allan Richards. Annotated by Allan Richards on .

Partially successful.

BW's reply says - British Waterways did not reply direct because the Rule 43 letter was not sent to us. However, two further FOIA requests have est...
Dear Mr Richards, I can also confirm that British Waterways does not hold a copy of any report into the matter by the HSE. I would recommend that y...
Death of Wendy Brennan - 3rd request
Response by British Waterways Board to Allan Richards on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Richards, Please find attached a copy of the court transcript as promised earlier. Kind regards, Sarina Young Customer Service Co-Ordinato...
Dear Mr Robbins, I am writing further to your request for information of 8th December 2011. We are now in a position to respond to your request and,...
Waterways Partnerships - Minutes of meetings
Response by British Waterways Board to Allan Richards on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Richards, Further to my e-mail last Friday I am pleased to be able to let you know that the system error which stopped the West Midlands Loca...
Statistics of BW employees taking Land Registry Course
Response by British Waterways Board to Nigel Moore on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Moore, Thank you for your e-mail and I apologise that our first response was sent prematurely - it was sent before all the likely individuals...
Numbers afloat?
Response by British Waterways Board to edward surridge on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Surridge, I am writing further to my acknowledgement of 9th December and the clarification of your request also dated 9th December. I am ab...
canal and River Licence
Response by British Waterways Board to Paul Davies on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Davies, Thank you for your e-mail of the 9th December and for clarifying your original request. I am sorry for any confusion. I can confirm...
Closure of facilities at Stonebridge Lock
Response by British Waterways Board to Tony Smetham on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Smetham, I am writing further to your recent correspondence with Jonathan Young. In response to your request for: "Please could you supply...
Board Minutes - September 2011
Response by British Waterways Board to Allan Richards on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Richards, In addition to my earlier e-mail today please find attached my first acknowledgement of this request sent on 23rd September 2011....
Dear Ms Weir, Further to your request for information and my acknowledgement of 30th September please find attached the documents that you have reque...
Lee and Stort social enterprise
Response by British Waterways Board to edward surridge on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Surridge, Thank you for your e-mail of 25th October 2011. We believe that this request falls outside of the scope of the Freedom of Informat...
Judgment as to Obstruction by a boat.
Response by British Waterways Board to Nigel Moore on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Moore, Thank you for your e-mail. You are correct, the judgement referred to in Jackie Lewis' letter to NABO of 7th October 2009 was the ca...
Dear Mr Surridge, Thank you for your e-mail of 27th September. I have now read through your correspondence below and, although this is headed Freedo...
Dear Mr Whitehead, Thank you for your e-mail and your kind offer, which I have passed on to the local waterway office. Kind regards, Sarina Young...
Seems to me that BW have hereby admitted that they do not have anything on record to back up their assertion in the annual report. "... under the Fr...
Liveaboard boat owners
Request to British Waterways Board by Paul Davies. Annotated by Paul Davies on .

Awaiting internal review.

Open Letter to Liberty. Dear Liberty, I have recently become aware of a potential client group of over 3,500 liveaboard boaters on the Inland Water...
2010/11 Bonus
Response by British Waterways Board to Allan Richards on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Richards, To maintain waterway expenditure at acceptable levels in 2010/11, in circumstances where Government grant had been cut, BW had plan...
Fatalities
Response by British Waterways Board to H Stokes on .

Successful.

Good morning, I write further to your request of 7th August and my acknowledgement of 8th August. We are able to respond to your request as follows:...
Public bodies bill - greater enforcement powers
Request to British Waterways Board by Allan Richards. Annotated by Allan Richards on .

Awaiting internal review.

A complaint regarding this request has been made to the Information Commissioners Office for Failure to comply with the statutory response timeframe...

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