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River Floods

Volume 319: debated on Tuesday 2 February 1937

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giving the amounts separately for each county?

The following table shows the approximate amounts of unemployment benefit, transitional payments and unemployment allowances paid direct through local offices of the Ministry of Labour situated in the counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth during each year since 1921.reported floods in their area; and if so, whether he will give the name or names of such authorities?

My right hon. Friend has not received any specific reports from drainage or other local authorities as to floods in their areas. The chief catchment areas affected by the recent flooding are the Thames, Lee, Roding, Medway, Arun, Bristol Avon and the East Norfolk Rivers (River Waveney).