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New Clause 29 - Billing information: affordability

Water Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:00 am on 17th December 2013.

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‘Any company providing water services to a residential household must include on its bills—

(a) details of any tariffs provided by that company;

(b) a recommendation of the lowest possible tariff for each residential household; and

(c) information regarding eligibility criteria and how to make an application for assistance under Water Sure.’.—(Thomas Docherty.)

Water companies are required to provide information regarding all tariffs and all affordability schemes alongside customer water bills.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Committee divided: Ayes 8, Noes 9.

Division number 13 Decision Time — New Clause 29 - Billing information: affordability

Aye: 8 MPs

No: 9 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.