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Floods: Canvey Island

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 27 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what representations the Environment Agency has received on the waiving of controls on development in flood risk areas of Canvey Island in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement. (250033)

The Environment Agency has not received representations as described. The Environment Agency advises local authorities, which make decisions on planning applications within flood risk areas.