EA denies claims it has been ‘paralysed’ by IT failures during lockdown

The Environment Agency has refuted multiple claims it was "completely unprepared for lockdown" and that IT kit and systems failures are hindering its staff’s capacity to work effectively.

by Rachel Salvidge, Jamie Carpenter and Conor McGlone
The EA denies it has had major IT problems since lockdown. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images
The EA denies it has had major IT problems since lockdown. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

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