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On Monday the 4th March 2024 NILA’s trustees and regional leads were invited to attend a cross party Parliament drop in event hosted by Anthony Mangnall MP.

A number of MPs took time out of their day to come and find out more about NILA, our aims for the future and to see what they could do to help with these.

Lord Davies of Gower also attended in his role of Maritime Minister and pledged his departments continued support and thanked the trustees for the work they have put in so far.

This weekend we will be attending the show, come and visit us on stand L5

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D-day 80

National Independent Lifeboat Association partners with the D-Day 80 Campaign and is encouraging all its members to take part in the event next year


NILA joins UK SAR Operators Group

National Independent Lifeboat Association becomes newest member of UK Search and Rescue Operators Group.


Independent Lifeboats discussed in Parliament

A Westminster Hall debate held in Parliament on the contribution of lifeboats to search and rescue.


National Independent Lifeboat Association officially launched

The National Independent Lifeboat Association (NILA), has been launched to support the UK’s independent lifeboats and to ensure the preservation and protection of life on the water across the UK.