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Flood Control: EU Grants and Loans

Volume 478: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether a flood defence scheme in Powick, Worcestershire, would be eligible for European funding made available from bodies other than the Environment Agency. (212815)

[holding answer 20 June 2008]: Yes, other funding sources can be utilised for Flood Defence Schemes such as Powick in Worcestershire.

European funding has been used to deliver Flood Defence Schemes around the country. These funds supported partnership approaches including between local authorities, regional development agencies, developers and the Environment Agency.