Ofwat 'ignoring consumers' costs'

Press Association

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Regulators do not appear to be taking account of the overall effect of bill increases on the cost of living and are excluding customers from their deliberations, an MP has suggested.

Labour MP Austin Mitchell challenged Ofwat and Ofgem to disclose how they involved water and energy customers in their deliberations over companies' pricing and investment proposals when they appeared before the Commons Public Accounts Committee.