Environment Agency calls for redundancies as political threats grow

The agency is hoping the call will stop the need to sack 1,700 staff to cope with budget cuts. But the body could face calls for even greater restructuring once the floods crisis abates

by Alex Marshall
Environment Agency staff extending flood barriers along the river Severn, Bewdley (photograph: Dave Throup)
Environment Agency staff extending flood barriers along the river Severn, Bewdley (photograph: Dave Throup)

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