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Proposals for navigation boat registration charges 2019 to 2021

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The Environment Agency wants your views on proposals to increase navigation boat registration charges for 2019 to 2020 and 2020 to 2021.

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Consultation description

The current cost of the service we provide across our waterways far exceeds the income we receive from customer charges.

We need to make our waterways more financially sustainable so we are carrying out a full review of navigation charges. We want our charges to be fair, transparent and linked more closely to the cost of the service we provide for boating customers.

This 2-year proposal will allow us time to fully develop our future charging plans and look at new ways to fund the service. We’ll use feedback from customers to make our work more financially sustainable, whilst providing customers with greater certainty about the charges they’ll need to pay until 2021.

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Consultation: proposals for navigation boat registration charges 2019 to 2021

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Published 19 July 2018
Last updated 7 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. We have added the consultation response document, the response document annex and a link to the new national charging schemes.
  2. Added consultation document.
  3. First published.