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What the papers say - The Guardian

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Fines totalling £26.5M have been imposed on Tube contractors Tube Lines and Metronet since part-privatisation two years ago. The disclosure was made in a written answer from London mayor Ken Livingstone to a question tabled in the London Assembly.

Water companies could be given unprecedented powers to install water meters in Britain's most drought affected areas.

Environment Minister Elliot Morley is considering offering households 'free' rations of water, charging only on excess use to entice customers to take up metering.

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