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Flood Prevention

Volume 454: debated on Monday 11 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether changes have been made to his Department's 2006-07 budget for flood prevention. (105537)

The Environment Agency's total flood risk management grant in aid budget from Defra for 2006-07 will be £413 million against £428 million originally allocated. The capital budget, which delivers improved flood defences, has not been charged. Equally, the budgets for capital schemes by local authorities and internal drainage boards are not affected.