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Flood Control

Volume 491: debated on Thursday 23 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many summaries of flood recovery progress have been published since June 2008; and if she will make a statement. (269966)

Since June 2008 the Government have undertaken three data collection exercises in September 2008, November 2008 and March 2009 to monitor the progress being made in getting those people displaced by the 2007 summer floods back into their homes. Figures from these data collection exercises have been made public, with the most recent figures for March 2009 announced on 21 April 2009 in the following CLG press release

In addition since June 2008 the Government have published eight press notices covering a range of topics related to the recovery from the 2007 summer floods.