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Floods: Chesterfield

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 16 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the Government expects flood defences to be put in place for the river (a) Whitting, (b) Hipper and (c) Rother. (157398)

The Environment Agency’s Flood Risk Management Strategy on the Don Catchment will take approximately 18 to 24 months to complete. A decision about flood risk measures will be made following its completion.