HC Deb 08 July 1997 vol 297 cc448-9W
Mr. Brake

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what Ofwat's environmental responsibilities are; and to what extent these will be included in the forthcoming price review. [7332]

Angela Eagle

The statutory duties of the Director General of Water Services are set out in the Water Industry Act 1991. Subject to his primary duties, the Director General has a general environmental duty, set out in Section 3. The Director General will take all his statutory duties into account during the forthcoming review.