Letter from Lord Krebs to Elizabeth Truss MP on water abstraction

A letter from Lord Krebs, Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, to the Secretary of State, Elizabeth Truss, to welcome the Government’s proposed water abstraction reforms set out in January 2016.

The letter:

  • recalls the importance and urgency of abstraction reform
  • says that the Adaptation Sub-Committee strongly recommends including the necessary primary legislation in the next Queen’s speech

Rory Stewart MP, the Minister responsible for the policy area, sent a response to Lord Krebs.