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Water UK response to Jeremy Corbyn's speech at Labour Party Conference 2017

Press release
Government
27 September 2017
Glass of water

Responding to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the Labour Party Conference, Water UK Chief Executive Michael Roberts said:

“Mr Corbyn painted a badly distorted picture of the water industry, saying that infrastructure was crumbling and the service was deteriorating. He’s wrong, because water companies have invested around £150 billion in the industry since privatisation, and customer satisfaction levels have been rising – they’re now around 90% according to the independent water consumer watchdog.

"We’re always happy to discuss our industry’s record, but let’s do it on the basis of facts."