National Rivers Authority

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 18th March 2014.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will bring forward proposals to re-introduce the National Rivers Authority staffed with civil and flood engineers.

Photo of Dan Rogerson Dan Rogerson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Triennial Review of the Environment Agency concluded in June 2013 that the organisation should be retained with its current purpose and statutory role. There are no immediate plans to review this.

The published report can be found at:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/triennial-review-of-the-environment-agency-ea-and-natural-england-ne

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