Clean up our rivers

Paul Hodgkinson and the Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats are calling for a 16% sewage tax on the profits of water companies to help clean up our rivers.

Last year, UK water companies pumped sewage into our rivers and lakes more than 400,000 times. Pumping sewage into rivers and lakes harms our environment and wildlife like fish and otters.

The Conservatives are letting them get away with it. Last year five of Gloucestershire's MPs failed to vote to stop sewage being pumped into rivers.

“It is disgraceful that water companies are making huge profits whilst polluting our rivers. I’m demanding action to make them pay to clean up our waterways."

Sign our petition to stand up to the water companies to protect our rivers and lakes.

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