Environment Agency questioned on flooding

31 December 2015

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions local representatives and Environment Agency top executives on recent flooding in the UK.


Wednesday 6 January 2016, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 2.15pm

Local Representatives

  • Keith Little, Cumbria Council,  Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport and Flood Protection
  • Rob Johnston, Cumbrian Chamber of Commerce, Chief Executive
  • Lynne Jones, Homeowner and Chair of the Keswick Flood Action Group
  • Heather Shepherd, Flood Forum, Community Support & Flood Recovery Specialist

At 3.15pm

Environment Agency

  • Sir Philip Dilley, Chairman
  • Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive
  • David Rooke, Deputy Chief Executive

Flood management is a priority for the Committee. Read comments made by the Chair on publication of the Committee's report on Defra's annual report.

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