2013 Report details for project: New Waterways Charity

Project name: New Waterways Charity - there is only one report for this project
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Organisation: DEFRA (D7) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2013 (data is from Sept 2012)
Category: Transformation - see all reports for this category
Description: To move British Waterways in England and Wales from a public corporation into a new charity to increase the self-sufficiency of the body managing the waterways, and move the canals and the associated heritage infrastructure to the new charity; allow the organisation more freedom to be entrepreneurial and raise funds from diverse sources, including an increase in volunteering; safeguard environmental benefits such as wildlife habitats, flood alleviation and drainage; support localism and give waterways users and the communities that live alongside waterways a greater say in how they are managed; safeguard and promote access opportunities and recreation, conserve heritage; secure the future sustainability of the network as a whole.
DCA (RAG): Green
DCA text: Project successfully completed and closed in August 2012.
Start date: 2009-06-01
End date: 2012-08-31
Schedule text: No deviation from planned schedule.
Baseline: £39.00m
Forecast: £39.00m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: Variance within tolerance
Whole Life Cost: £873.72m
WLCost text: Costs include staff costs for the project team, legal and actuarial advice, an advisory panel and consultation costs.
Sourcefile: DEFRA_2013.csv

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