Government not able to protect every household, new minister claims

A minister has admitted the Government will not be able to protect every house from flooding after the country was hit by a second major storm within a week.

A minister has admitted the Government will not be able to protect every house from flooding after the country was hit by a second major storm within a week.

New Environment Secretary George Eustice told Sky News that the Government had not been caught off guard by the floods caused by Storm Dennis.

Speaking during a visit to York to discuss tackling flooding, Mr Eustice said that there was always more that could be done.

George Eustice, Secretary of State for Environment,...
source: Crewe Guardian

2020-02-17 01:26
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