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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 George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 5:11 pm, 24th February 2020

My hon. Friend makes an important point. Every part of our country suffers some degree of flood risk, and we have approaches that prioritise capital spending in the areas that are most at risk and where we will protect the greatest number of homes. The Environment Agency will shortly publish an updated strategy.