Flood insurance review 2020: Blanc review An independent review following reports that many of those affected by the November 2019 flooding did not have insurance cover. The independent review into flood insurance announced following the November 2019 flooding in the north of England will be led by the former chair of the Association of British Insurers, Amanda […]

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Launch of major ‘source to sea’ natural flood risk management and habitat creation scheme drive Environment Agency – A wide-reaching ‘source to sea’ natural flood risk management and habitat creation scheme for the River Don was launched yesterday with a day of tree planting.  Richard Emmmott of Yorkshire Water, Liz Ballard of Sheffield & Rotherham […]

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Multiple links to various sources on this news   Guardian: Budget: cash for flood defences to be doubled Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce an increase in spending from £2.6bn to £5.2bn this week Toby Helm The increased spend will be the centrepiece of chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first budget. The government is to double spending on flood […]

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