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Water Tariffs Bill 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Nick Harvey

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

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Latest news on the Water Tariffs Bill 2009-10

On 10 February 2010, the House of Commons was asked, under the Ten Minute Rule motion, to give leave for this Bill to be introduced.  The sponsor was allowed 10 minutes to support the Bill and there was ten minutes for other MPs to comment.  The House agreed and the Bill was read a first time. 

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The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Water Tariffs Bill 2009-10

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to review and report to Parliament on the current level of water poverty by local government area; to require water and sewerage companies to offer a social tariff to all customers within the water poverty threshold; to require the Office of Water Services to set common tariff levels for all water and sewerage companies; to require water and sewerage companies to contribute to an Infrastructure Investment Fund; and for connected purposes.

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