TITLE

Ministers need to get to grips with NI Water

AUTHOR(S)
Hobson, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;2/1/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the recommendations by the Independent Water Review Panel in improving the water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland. Katherine Bryan, chief executive of Northern Ireland Water (NIW), stressed the need to study the workability of the recommendations. These include a bigger role for ministers to ensure full and transparent accountability of NIW, enhanced powers for the Consumer Council, the creation of an independent Environmental Protection Agency and the establishment of two new panels to advise ministers on water policy.
ACCESSION #
30099928

 

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