Flood Control

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 14th January 2014.

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Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the value was of habitat created by the Environment Agency's Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management work in each year between 2008 and 2013; and what the estimated value is of such habitat planned to be created in (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2014-15.

Photo of Dan Rogerson Dan Rogerson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Environment Agency estimates that the cost of habitat created or planned through its flood and coastal erosion risk management work between 2008 and 2015 is:

  £ million
2008-09 6.4
2009-10 8.4
2010-11 14.8
2011-12 17.0
2012-13 18.9
2013-14 7.0
2014-15 9.1
Total 81.6
Source: Environment Agency figures

No estimate of the total value of the habitat created has been made.

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