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Water privatisation row

Title
Water privatisation row
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
3 Aug 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:33
Description
Oni Bhattacharya reports on controversy over the Government plans for privatisation of the water industry with water charges possibly rising by around 13 percent and the companies getting a so-called green dowry to help with environmental improvements. Includes interviews with Environment Minister Michael Howard and Labour MP Ann Taylor.
Contributors
Ann Taylor; Michael Howard; Oni Bhattacharya
Keywords
Prices; Inflation; Water supply; Privatization; Water pollution; Water; Costs; Water treatment; Water companies

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