Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 23rd June 2020.

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Photo of Darren Henry Darren Henry Conservative, Broxtowe

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions his Department has had with (a) borough and (b) county councils on support for residents affected by the June 2020 floods.

Photo of Luke Hall Luke Hall Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Flooding, wherever it occurs, can very distressing for local communities and the Government has every sympathy for those affected. To date, my Department has not been approached by any local authority impacted by recent flash flooding incidents. Where such localised incidents do occur, local authorities are expected to have in place well established contingency arrangements to respond to them and to support any recovery efforts.

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