Date lodged: 8 March 2019
To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on the latest average household water bill in (a) Scotland and (b) England and Wales.
Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 14 March 2019
Scottish Water publishes its average charges, as well as a comparison table with England and Wales, on its website at https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/you-and-your-home/your-charges/2018-19-charges . This shows figures for 2018-19 at a) £363 for Scotland; and b) £405 for England & Wales.
The average charge in Scotland for 2019-20 has been already been announced and can be found at https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/you-and-your-home/your-charges/2019-2020-charges . Initial information on the average charge in England and Wales in 2019-20 is available at https://www.discoverwater.co.uk/annual-bill . Latest figures show a) £369 for Scotland; and b) £415 for England & Wales.