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Home Information Packs: Floods

Volume 471: debated on Thursday 31 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what consideration has been given to requiring the inclusion of information on risk of flooding in home information packs. (179739)

Searches relating to the risk of flooding are authorised documents for inclusion in the home information pack. The mandatory inclusion of these searches in the home information pack is one of a number of measures being considered as part of the reform of the home buying and selling process.

Information on flood risk for a particular postcode is available free of charge on the Environment Agency website for any member of the public to access.