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House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Water Bill 2013-14

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Water Act 2014.

Committee members and staff

Chairs: Mr James Gray and Mrs Linda Riordan

19 Members:

  • Mr David Burrowes
  • John Cryer
  • Thomas Docherty
  • Chris Evans
  • Pat Glass
  • Mrs Mary Glindon
  • George Hollingbery
  • Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck
  • Anne Marie Morris
  • Sheryll Murray
  • Dr Matthew Offord
  • Neil Parish
  • John Penrose
  • Andrew Percy
  • Bridget Phillipson
  • Dan Rogerson
  • Mr Mark Spencer
  • Hywel Williams
  • Roger Williams


Reports of Proceedings

Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.

Proceeding Date
Committee Debate: 9th sitting | PDF version, 103KB 17.12.2013
Committee Debate: 8th sitting | PDF version, 173KB 17.12.2013
Committee Debate: 7th sitting | PDF version, 183KB 12.12.2013
Committee Debate: 6th sitting | PDF version, 119KB 12.12.2013
Committee Debate: 5th sitting | PDF version, 176KB 10.12.2013
Committee Debate: 4th sitting | PDF version, 138KB 10.12.2013
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting | PDF version, 194KB 05.12.2013
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting | PDF version, 203KB 03.12.2013
Committee Debate: 1st sitting | PDF version, 156KB 03.12.2013

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Written evidence Date
Written evidence - consolidated version (PDF, 2MB) 30.12.2013
Written Evidence: Bill Hollis WB 23 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: Food and Drink Federation WB 24 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: The Environment Agency WB 25 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: Wessex Water WB 26 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: Council of Mortgage Lenders WB 27 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: Council and members of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA) WB 28 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: Residential Landlords Association WB 29 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: British Property Federation WB 30 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority WB 31 18.12.2013
Written Evidence: Lucy Borland - supplementary WB 19 13.12.2013
Written Evidence: Business Stream WB 20 13.12.2013
Written Evidence: Anglian Water Services WB 21 13.12.2013
Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) - supplementary WB 22 13.12.2013
Written Evidence: Ewan Larcombe WB 12 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: Water Industry Commission for Scotland WB 13 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: Lucy Borland WB 14 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: John Copley Head of Environmental Development, Oxford City Council WB15 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: Adaptation Sub-Committee of Committee on Climate Change WB 16 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: Ofwat WB 17 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: Water Liaison Group WB 18 11.12.2013
Written Evidence: NFU WB 08 05.12.2013
Written Evidence: CLA WB 09 05.12.2013
Written Evidence: All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group WB 10 05.12.2013
Written Evidence: Thames Water WB 11 05.12.2013
Written Evidence: National Flood Forum WB 01 04.12.2013
Written Evidence: British Insurance Brokers' Association WB 02 04.12.2013
Written Evidence: RSPB WB 03 04.12.2013
Written Evidence: The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management WB 04 04.12.2013
Written Evidence: Association of British Insurers (ABI) WB 05 04.12.2013
Written Evidence: Sustainability First WB 06 04.12.2013
Written Evidence: Scottish Flood Forum WB 07 04.12.2013

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