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Flood Defences

Volume 454: debated on Thursday 14 December 2006

23. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans he has to increase funding for sea and flood defence. (109037)

Government funding for flood and coastal erosion risk management has gone up by 35 per cent. in real terms since 1996-97. Future funding needs will be considered in the 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review.