The purpose of the Government's consultation paper is to invite stakeholders' view on the revision of the WFD to ensure that the UK's involvement in
the negotiations on the legislation is well informed and has an evidenced base which is as sound as possible. The consultation paper also includes a
Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment on which views are also invited. See http://www.defra.gov.uk/corporate/consul ...
details. Closing date is 5 January 2007.