Flood Control: Finance

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill Conservative, Bury St Edmunds

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of public spending on flood prevention in (a) Bury St Edmunds constituency and (b) the UK in each of the (i) last and (ii) next five years.

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

The table below summarises Government investment (Flood Defence Grant in Aid or FDGiA) to flood and coastal risk management schemes in the Bury St Edmunds constituency and England between April 2012 and March 2021. Budgets for 2021-22 and beyond have not been set.

Year

Bury St Edmunds FDGiA (£k)

England FDGiA (£m)

2012/13

0

269

2013/14

0

315

2014/15

0

479

2015/16

0

403

2016/17

691

447

2017/18

21

413

2018/19

0

450

2019/20

0

490

2020/21

0

459

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