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Floods: Risk Management

Volume 686: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the total project value of the flood risk management schemes started in England in each of the years 2002–03; 2003–04 and 2004–05, and projected for 2005–06 and 2006–07.[HL8139]

The Environment Agency (EA) is the principal operating authority with responsibility for flood risk in England, and is primarily funded through Defra grant in aid. For information on the amount of Defra funding to the EA for flood risk management from 2002-03 to 2005-06 I refer the noble Baroness to the Answer given in the other place, Official Report of9 Oct 2006 at col. 200W.