Policy paper

Canal & River Trust: Memorandum of Understanding with Defra

MOU to support relationship between the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and the Canal & River Trust.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Canal & River Trust: memorandum of understanding

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This MOU:

  • records how the parties intend their relationship to work and develop to their mutual advantage, including how they intend to facilitate and manage communication and dialogue
  • records the parameters they intend to apply to the exercise of any available discretion in the performance, management and enforcement of their respective rights or obligations arising under the Trust Settlement or Grant Agreement

This MOU is intended to apply to the relationship between CRT and Defra for so long as either the Trust Settlement or Grant Agreement (or any replacement or adaptation of them) remain in force.

Published 27 March 2013