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Flood Control

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the cost of completed Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) projects across England in each year since 2010.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Government estimates that there has been the following amount of capital spending on Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management projects in each year since 2010:

Year

£million

2010/11

399

2011/12

298

2012/13

296

2013/14

358

2014/15

522

2015/16

450

2016/17

502

These figures include schemes costing below £100k, which were previously not geo-located, and include Capital costs, as well as capital investments spent on EA activities including the FCRM attributable to flood protection.

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