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Chris Smith on drinking water ruling

Title
Chris Smith on drinking water ruling
Genre
Interview
TX Date
25 Nov 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:02:42
Description
Paul Rowley interviews Labour Party environment spokesman Chris Smith about a ruling by the European Court that British water companies have not maintained sufficient standards of purity in drinking water. Smith accuses the UK Government of complacency and calls for tougher safeguards to improve the quality of drinking water.
Contributors
Paul Rowley; Chris Smith
Keywords
Government; UK; Great Britain; Privatization; Legal decisions; Water quality; Drinking water; European Court of Justice; Water companies

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