Sewage: Waste Disposal

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 1 June 2023.

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Photo of Wendy Chamberlain Wendy Chamberlain Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many sewage leaks have been recorded within their Department's estate in the last twelve months.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The DWP can confirm that there have been no sewage leaks reported to the water authorities within the Department’s estate in the last twelve months.

There have been 25 minor sewage leaks across the estate in the period, generally relating to individual toilets and blocked pipes.

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