Code Change Committee

The Code Change Committee is responsible for recommending changes to the non-household water retail market rules to support effective competition, and bring about improved customer outcomes and sustainable customer benefit.


As may be delegated by the Strategic Panel, the Code Change Committee will:

  • Keep the contents of the market codes under review and make recommendations on proposed changes to Ofwat
  • Approve forms and supporting documents that MOSL is required to produce under the Code Subsidiary Documents and Operational Subsidiary Documents from time to time
  • Refer proposed changes to the market codes with potential impact on strategic programmes to the Strategic Panel
  • Where appropriate request MOSL prepare and submit housekeeping and non-substantive code changes directly to Ofwat on its behalf.


The Code Change Committee has the following voting members:

  • Independent Chair
  • Wholesaler members (x2)
  • Retailer members (x2)
  • Independent members (x2)
  • Customer representative
  • Alternative customer body

The following are non-voting affiliate members:

  • Ofwat representative

Meet the Committee

Following a competitive recruitment and selection process, the Strategic Panel announced the appointment of the independent Chair, the two independent members, the four trading party members, a customer representative and an alternative customer body representative for the new Code Change Committee. 

Meet the members

Organisation structure

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Change Process Consultation

The Code Change Committee issued a consultation on improving the code change process between 19 December 2022 and 30 January 2023. Stakeholder responses can be found in this report

Baseline Statement

View all changes to market code documentation.

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