Winter Floods

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 Glyn Davies Glyn Davies Conservative, Montgomeryshire 11:49 am, 6th February 2014

There has been much debate about how we can move flood water efficiently to the sea to save areas that are being flooded, but does my right hon. Friend agree that it is every bit as important to retain flood water where the rainwater falls? There is a brilliant scheme in Plynlimon in my constituency in Wales, which has a positive impact on the whole of the Severn valley in England.