Appeal court cuts ‘manifestly excessive’ Thames Water fine

The Court of Appeal cut a £125,000 fine against Thames Water last Friday to just £50,000. The ruling, following a conviction for polluting a river with bleach and killing over two tonnes of fish, took account of substantial voluntary compensation offered by the company

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