Water Companies: Corporation Tax

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 24th November 2021.

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Photo of Lord Sikka Lord Sikka Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the speech 'A water industry that works for everyone' by the then Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 1 March 2018 in which he said that water companies have "avoided paying taxes", what amount of corporate taxes have since been paid by each of the water companies.

Photo of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

The amounts of corporation tax paid by water companies since 1 March 2018 can be viewed in the water companies’ published annual reports and accounts, which are publicly available.

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