COMMONS

MPs take evidence on winter floods

22 January 2014

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee takes evidence on the recent flooding events from the Defra Minister, the Environment Agency, and the Local Government Association

This is a one-off evidence session focusing on the lessons that can be learnt from the recent floods; and the impacts of funding cuts on the capability of our existing flood defences and flood response agencies.

Witnesses

Wednesday 22 January 2014; Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 3pm

  • Dan Rogerson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 
  • Paul Leinster, Chief Executive, Environment Agency, 
  • Cllr Mike Jones, Chair of the LGA's Environment and Housing Board, Local Government Association

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