TITLE

Wics in firing line over research

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;2/20/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on calls for Water Industry Commission for Scotland (Wics) Chairman Sir Ian Byatt's resignation by Union Unison following a "Sunday Herald" investigation which found that the regulator has been spending thousands of pounds with companies associated with Byatt. Since 2006, Wics had spent £260,439 on projects as part of a contract with Frontier Economics, of which Byatt is a senior associate, the newspaper claims. Dave Watson of Union Unison expresses concern over the political agenda being pursued by the regulator.
ACCESSION #
36889154

 

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