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Public vs. Private: Is the water industry working for consumers and the env...

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Join us and Sue Hayman MP, Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for this special New Statesman panel event organised in association with Water UK. We'll be assessing the effects of three decades of a private ownership model in England, reflecting on the current public policy debate on nationalisation and looking at other potential future changes to the industry.

How far water companies have delivered better outcomes has been the subject of much attention. While there have been productivity gains and investment that has led to improved services for consumers and a better environment, a feature of recent debate is that the water sector also needs to do more to secure the confidence of the public in areas such as financing and transparency.

Should the sector be taken into state ownership or be evolved through further regulatory reform within the existing model? This discussion will look at the different models of water industry ownership, their viability, and each of their merits.

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Sue Hayman MP, Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Michael Roberts, Chief Executive, Water UK

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