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Water Supply

Volume 684: debated on Monday 10 July 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What guidance they have issued under Section 40 of the Water Act 2003 to the Water Industries Authority on social and environmental matters.[HL6652]

Guidance to Ofwat on social and environmental matters has not yet been issued. We are preparing draft guidance and expect to start inter-departmental discussions in the autumn.