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Sewage Discharges Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Last updated: 3 May 2022 at 16:26

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Long title

A Bill to provide for mandatory targets and timescales for the ending of sewage discharges into waterways and coastal areas; to make provision about the powers of Ofwat to monitor and enforce compliance with those targets and timescales; to require water companies to publish quarterly reports on the impact of sewage discharges on the natural environment, animal welfare and human health; to require the membership of water company boards to include at least one representative of an environmental group; and for connected purposes.

Sponsor

Tim Farron
Liberal Democrat
Westmorland and Lonsdale

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