Wind and water cry foul over rates move

Milne, Roger
May 2009
Utility Week;5/22/2009, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the concerns raised by Water UK and the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) over the British government's plan to increase business rates. Water UK policy adviser Rob Wesley said the plan could add several pounds or up to ten pounds a year to household bills. According to a CCWater spokesman, if prices rose, companies may see an increase in the number of customers defaulting on their bills.


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