One of our strategic priorities is to advocate for affordable charges that all current and future consumers see as fair and value for money. Here are our response to consultations on charges and charging rules and guidance, for retail, wholesale and connection charges.

Consultation Responses

Our response to the Welsh Government consultation: Digital Economy Act: Proposed list of data-sharing public bodies in Wales

The consultation includes details of the public bodies in Wales to be named as those who eligible to share information under the Digital Economy Act 2017 water poverty objective.

Our response to Digital Economy Act, part 5: data sharing codes and regulations consultation

This consultation set out the draft code to guide the use of new data sharing powers intended to help water companies identify customers who need financial support.

Our response to Ofwat Consultation on Wholesale Charging Rules

The consultation sets out Ofwat’s proposed rules for water companies wholesale charges.

The consultation set out the Welsh Government’s objectives for charging in the water industry within the context of its overarching policy commitments for the water sector within Wales.

Our response to Ofwat Consultation on charges scheme rules for 2016/17 and future developments

The consultation sets out Ofwat’s proposed charging rules and invites views on its future approach to charging issues.

Our response to Defra Consultation on Charging Guidance to Ofwat

The consultation sets out the Government’s objectives for charging in the water industry and outlines how it expects these to be achieved.

Response to Ofwat Consultation “Wholesale and Retail Charges – a Consultation”

From April 2015 separate charges for wholesale and retail services will come into effect for customers in England and Wales. Ofwat’s consultation describes some of the different options available for setting charging rules and potential approaches to governance given the new price control framework.