Smarter regulation - growth duty consultation

It is vital that regulators drive the right kind of growth with their rules. In our latest consultation, we are not in favour of extending the 2015 Deregulation Act Growth Duty to Ofwat and Ofgem. There is a risk, that despite its intentions, the Duty has unintended negative consequences by strengthening industry interests at the expense of consumers, wider society and the environment.

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