UK water firms braced for double date with destiny

By Silas Brown
21 Nov 2019

UK water companies have a tricky December to navigate. The UK opposition Labour Party on Thursday made an election pledge to renationalise them, while they also face regulators' desires to toughen the financial regime under which they operate. Silas Brown reports.

Labour pledged to renationalise the water industry if it wins the general election on December 12. It promised to bring “rail, mail, water and energy into public ownership to end the great privatisation rip-off and save [the British] money on [their] fares and bills”.

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