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Surface water drainage charge (rain tax)

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2011

This note introduces the debate surrounding the surface water drainage charge, or “rain tax”. Following a change in legislation, water companies are now permitted to introduce surface water drainage charge concessionary rates for community groups.

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This note introduces the debate surrounding the surface water drainage charge, or "rain tax".

Following a change in legislation, water companies are now permitted to introduce surface water drainage charge concessionary rates for community groups.

Commons Briefing papers SN05130

Author: Oliver Bennett

Topics: Environmental protection, Flooding, Religion and faith communities, Water, Water industry

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