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Private Sewers

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he plans to publish the consultation paper on how private sewers and drains will be transferred to the sewerage undertakers; and if he will make a statement. (143282)

A public consultation will take place over the summer on the implementation options for the transfer of private sewers to water and sewerage companies. This will also consider questions of the scope of transfer and the prevention of new private sewers.