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Flooding

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:11 pm on 24th February 2020.

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Photo of Gerald Jones Gerald Jones Shadow Minister (Defence) 5:11 pm, 24th February 2020

Storm Dennis caused huge damage across Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney. Our communities and local people showed amazing resilience, and our local authorities, despite years of Tory austerity, were at the forefront of delivering support. The Welsh Government have offered a fund, yet despite the unprecedented nature of these floods, the United Kingdom Government have offered no additional financial support to Welsh communities. Why not?