MPs in doubt on who will manage flood protection

Dividing responsibility for flood protection between national bodies and local councils risks leaving no one in charge, say MPs. They also worry about sources and availability of funds for long-term flood defence.

The Pitt report on the floods of 2007 supports national as well as local review (photo: Paul Glendell/Alamy)
The Pitt report on the floods of 2007 supports national as well as local review (photo: Paul Glendell/Alamy)

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