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Flooding

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:58 pm on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of Craig Whittaker Craig Whittaker Assistant Whip 2:58 pm, 4th March 2020

One thing that the insurance industry tells us, particularly in relation to business, is that all businesses can get insurance for flooding. The problem, of course—I wonder if the hon. Gentleman has come across the same thing—is that the premiums are so high and the excesses are phenomenal, too. I found a 35-seat café with a £65,000 excess to pay.