§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish in theOfficial Report the average equated water rate poundage for each water authority in Wales.
§ Mr. Grist
The information requested by the hon. Member is set out in the table:
Average equated water rate 1988–89 Water authority Water supply Sewerage services Environ-mental services Pence total Severn Trent1 22.6 27.6 0.75 50.95 Welsh Water 52.11 49.02 1.87 108.00
Source: Water authority returns.
1 The geographical area which Severn Trent serves extends into mid-Wales. However, it is not possible to break the figure down on a purely Welsh basis.