All-Party Parliamentary Group for Waterways

Title All-Party Parliamentary Group for Waterways
Purpose To consider matters relating to navigable (and formerly navigable) rivers, canals, estuaries and lakes in the UK, including the potential social, economic and cultural impact of the regeneration of those waterways and extension of the system.
Category Subject Group
Role Name Party
Chair & Registered Contact Chris White Conservative
Vice Chair John Cryer Labour
Vice Chair Richard Benyon Conservative
Vice Chair Mrs Cheryl Gillan Conservative
Vice Chair Lord German Liberal Democrat
Vice Chair Baroness Randerson Liberal Democrat
Vice Chair Mr Ranil Jayawardena Conservative
Vice Chair Wendy Morton Conservative
Contact Details
Registered Contact:

Chris White MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7201. Email: [email protected].


Public Enquiry Point:

Alison Smedley, Inland Waterways Association, Island House, Moor Road, Chesham HP5 1WA. Tel: 01494 783453. Email: [email protected]



Inland Waterways Association acts as the group’s secretariat.