DEFRA rejects £1.4bn flooding shortfall claim

Debate over spending on flood protection is set to continue after the government said it “does not recognise” figures issued by the Committee on Climate Change. These were meant to draw a line under the issue

by Alex Marshall
Government spending is too low to prevent an increase in flood risk, says the CCC (photograph: John Barker, CC by SA 2.0)
Government spending is too low to prevent an increase in flood risk, says the CCC (photograph: John Barker, CC by SA 2.0)

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