Wales Bill - Report (1st Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:30 pm on 14th December 2016.

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Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

50: After Clause 46, insert the following new Clause—“Reciprocal cross-border duties in relation to water(1) In exercising functions relating to water resources, water supply or water quality—(a) the Welsh Ministers must have regard to the interests of consumers in England;(b) the Secretary of State must have regard to the interests of consumers in Wales.(2) In subsection (1) “the interests of consumers” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Water Industry Act 1991.”

Amendment 51 and 52 (to Amendment 50) not moved.

Amendment 50 agreed.