§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will introduce a system of interim relief in respect of payments for connection to mains water supplies.
§ Mr. Heathcoat-Amory
We first announced proposals for the introduction of water and sewerage infrastructure charges in May 1989. Introduction was delayed until 1 April 1990. My right hon. Friend has no plans at present to introduce further transitional arrangements.