HC Deb 12 December 1977 vol 941 c57W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if the actions of the Severn-Trent Water Authority in bringing forward the date for billing customers each year has been taken into account in the retail price index compilation.

Mr. Harold Walker

No. The index reflects the water charges which apply in any period. It does not have regard to when the bills may be dispatched or paid.

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