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Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 11:49 am on 6th February 2014.

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Photo of Craig Whittaker Craig Whittaker Conservative, Calder Valley 11:49 am, 6th February 2014

The announcement today on the reform of Bellwin, including thresholds, is welcomed by many of us who have been lobbying for change since the Calder Valley floods of two summers ago. Does the announcement on river dredging include rivers like the Calder in the Calder Valley, despite the fact that the Environment Agency is against dredging?