COMMONS

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.

Witnesses

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.

Further information

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