TITLE

Fresh fears surface over Floods Bill

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;1/16/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the concerns of the water industry that the Floods and Water Bill in Great Britain will fail to address the sector's needs, particularly the measures to tackle recalcitrant payers. Pamela Taylor, chief executive of industry body Water UK, said the industry had a very clear understanding with former water minister Phil Woolas that legislation would allow water companies to find out who was liable for bills. She added that she was worried the Walker Review of charging and tariffs would struggle to report in time for the bill.
ACCESSION #
36889114

 

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