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Water: Shortages

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 17 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many fines have been issued for contravening hosepipe bans in the last 12 months, broken down by water company. (136881)

[holding answer 14 May 2007]: Neither DEFRA nor Ofwat hold data on any action taken in the courts against alleged breaches of hosepipe bans, by water companies or any other party.