WATER BILL [HL] - CONSIDERATION OF COMMONS
18. The Committee reported on this bill in our
12th and 23rd Reports of this Session (HL Papers 63 and 144).
When the bill was still in the Commons, the Committee took the
opportunity to consider certain Government amendments concerning
regulations to impose a duty on sewerage undertakers to adopt
private sewers. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural
Affairs provided a supplementary memorandum which is printed at
Annex 2 to this Report. The Committee considered the proposed
amendments at a meeting on 5 November.
19. The Commons amendments were before the House
on Thursday 13 November. A letter, dated 12 November, from the
Clerk to the bill team leader set out the views of the Committee
on the proposed amendments. A copy of the letter was made available
to members of the House on the day of Lords consideration of the
amendments and, for completeness, is also printed at Annex 2 to