§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the number of water supply disconnections over the last available period of 12 consecutive months for each water company in England and Wales.
§ Mr. Baldry
This is a matter for the Director General of Water Services. Companies are required under their licence to report the number of domestic disconnections to the area customer service committee of Ofwat every six months. By agreement non-domestic disconnections are also reported. The director general published on 17 July figures for the year ending on 31 March.