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Flood Defences - Question (1 Dec 2016)

Lord Spicer: ...money on flood defence systems? Especially around rivers, you do not abolish flood-water by spending money on defences but simply push it on elsewhere. In my former constituency, I did wonders for Upton upon Severn and ruined the lives of people in Tewkesbury.

Worcester’s Southern Link and the Carrington Bridge — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] (16 Jun 2015)

Robin Walker: ...Hills District Councils, we have now submitted letters of support from Herefordshire County Council and The Marches local enterprise partnership. It is one of only two crossings of the mighty River Severn between Holt Fleet and Upton-upon-Severn, and the only one with the potential to carry more than a single lane of traffic. It is the key bottleneck for a population of hundreds of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Defence Schemes (24 Jan 2013)

Harriett Baldwin: I thank the Secretary of State for paying a visit to Upton upon Severn to see how the new flood defences protected the community through last winter’s floods. Will he consider carefully the business case and bid for flood defences for the market town of Tenbury Wells when they come to the Environment Agency later this year?

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Flooding (8 Jan 2013)

Lord de Mauley: ...Christmas and new year celebrations to help others and to them I offer my sincere thanks. I saw for myself some of the magnificent work that results from this multi-agency response when I visited Upton-upon-Severn to see new flood defence schemes successfully keeping high river flows at bay. I also met some of the people who managed the response at the local incident room in Tewkesbury....

Written Ministerial Statements — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Flooding (7 Jan 2013)

Owen Paterson: ...Christmas and new year celebrations to help others and to them I offer my sincere thanks. I saw for myself some of the magnificent work that results from this multi-agency response when I visited Upton-upon-Severn to see new flood defence schemes successfully keeping high river flows at bay. I also met some of the people who managed the response at the local incident room in Tewkesbury....

Opposition Day — [Un-allotted Day]: Environmental Protection and Green Growth (26 Oct 2011)

Harriett Baldwin: I represent a flood-hit constituency in the Severn valley. We had serious floods in 1998, 2000 and 2007. Since May 2010, Pershore, Powick, Uckinghall, Kempsey and two schemes in Upton-upon-Severn have been started or completed, compared to the record under the hon. Lady’s Government, where we got one scheme in 13 years.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012 (21 Jun 2011)

Harriett Baldwin: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what representations the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games has received on the suitability of Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire as a location on the route for the London 2012 Olympics torch.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control (10 Jan 2011)

Richard Benyon: ... Cheltenham Borough Council Cheltenham Flood Alleviation Scheme Midlands Environment Agency Burton Walls Midlands Environment Agency Horsebere Brook Midlands Environment Agency Upton Upon Severn Flood Risk Management Scheme Midlands Environment Agency Prestbury Flood Alleviation Scheme Midlands Environment Agency Nottingham Trent Left Bank Midlands Environment...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Floods: Upton-upon-Severn (3 Dec 2010)

Harriett Baldwin: ...when the Planning Inspectorate will consider the application from the Environment Agency for consent under section 38 of the Commons Act 2006 to carry out restricted works on the banks of the River Severn at Upton-upon-Severn in order to build flood defences.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control: Finance (27 Jul 2010)

Richard Benyon: ...Eastern Wallasea Island Anglian Northern Humber Tetney to Saltfleet 1&2 Anglian Northern Wisbech Defences Midlands Sheepwash Repairs Midlands Childswickham and Murcot Midlands Upton Upon Severn Midlands Gunness Midlands Newark FAS Midlands Gainsborough Frontages North West Didsbury Flood Basin Drainage imps Northumbria Blyth Sea Defences Southern...

Tackling Poverty in the UK (10 Jun 2010)

Harriett Baldwin: ...I hope that hon. Members will indulge me if I paint a picture of the main attractive aspects of the West Worcestershire constituency. It is the heart of England, and from the fertile plains of the Severn valley rises the solitary, final western hill of the Cotswolds, Bredon hill, which was an inspiration to A. E. Housman, the great English poet. The River Avon meanders around the beautiful...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Floods: Worcestershire (8 Jun 2010)

Harriett Baldwin: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) whether she plans to maintain agreed levels of funding for flood defence schemes in Upton-upon-Severn, Uckinghall, Kempsey, Pershore and Powick; and if she will make a statement; (2) if she will visit Tenbury Wells to discuss the provision of flood defences; if she will review the Government's formula for funding...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Floods: West Midlands (9 Nov 2009)

Huw Irranca-Davies: ...to the £1,240,000 maintenance work identified for this year and £990,000 maintenance work identified for 2010-11. In Worcestershire, £2,400,000 has been identified to protect 34 houses in Upton upon Severn in 2010-11. £1,000,000 (plus a contribution from Local Levy funding) has been identified to address problems in Childswickham and Wickhamford to protect 50 houses on the Badsy Brook....

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Floods: West Midlands (5 Nov 2009)

Huw Irranca-Davies: ...of the Environment Agency's River Tame Flood Risk Management Strategy will reduce flood risk to 2,850 residential and commercial properties. Capital works in other locations including Upton upon Severn at Worcester, Prestbury at Cheshire, Horsbere Brook at Gloucester, Badsey Brook at Worcester and Bedworth near Coventry are also a priority. To ensure maintenance funding is directed to...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Floods (3 Jul 2008)

Phil Woolas: Following the summer 2007 floods, the Environment Agency has undertaken a strategic review of the use of temporary defences generally and their specific use at Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire. The recommendations of the review are that the Agency should in future stop using temporary defences as an alternative to permanent defences; where local commitments already exist, the Agency should...

Flooding (23 Jul 2007)

Lord Rooker: ...flooding, with the rain and the snow off the hills. Here we are in the middle of summer, when one cannot reasonably expect all this. This was not rain coming off the Welsh hills down into the Severn; it was six and a half inches of rain dropping across central England. London got a taste of it on Friday, but that was nothing like what fell on the rest of the country. As for warnings, I...

Flooding (23 Jul 2007)

Hilary Benn: ...they could not travel on Friday evening. All of that happened precisely because of the arrangements that have been put in place. On the two barriers, it is the case that temporary barriers for Upton upon Severn and Worcester could not be deployed because of traffic congestion. In the case of the Upton upon Severn barrier, I am advised by the Environment Agency that even if it had been...

[Mr. Eric Martlew in the Chair] — Inland Waterways (West Midlands) (27 Mar 2007)

Charlotte Atkins: ...study of two waterways—the Wolverhampton level and the Birmingham level—which together provide 87 miles of lock-free transport into the centre of Birmingham, including from the M6. The Severn-Trent canal proves that things can be made to work. In 2005, a brand new water transport service began on the river Severn, and that was the first time in 10 years that the river had been used for...

Neighbourhood Policing (West Mercia) (6 Jul 2005)

Michael Foster: ...regime at West Mercia. The division also engages with the voluntary sector. There is a counter service at Broadway, Evesham community contact centre is open, and the police are in negotiation at Upton upon Severn to allow the community access to a wide range of local services, including the police, all at one centre.

Health Services (West Worcestershire) (14 May 2004)

Michael Spicer: ...matters are currently in the forefront of the minds of many of my constituents. The first is the question of the threat to the provision in my constituency of new GP medical centres in Malvern, Upton-upon-Severn and Pershore. These centres were part of a list of 13 projects submitted for approval by the Government, of which only five were actually approved. The Government argue that at no...


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