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Water Charges

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 16 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the proposed charge allowed by Ofwat for water companies in the 2009 Price Review is for (a) staff costs and (b) other costs. (291352)

The table sets out what Ofwat has assumed in its draft determinations for water companies’ employment costs and other operating expenditure for all water companies in England and Wales for the period 2010 to 2015.

Costs (£ million)

Employment costs


Other operating expenditure