Biba calls for better flood defences in 2008 Manifesto

These include calling on the Government to set up a single body to take responsibility for the risk of flooding and to improve flood defences following last summer’s floods which devastated thousands of homes and left hundreds homeless.

The manifesto stated that the insurance industry will endeavour to continue to provide flood cover at affordable rates. But, it said that “this will be largely dependent on the Government providing adequate and continued funding for flood defences and flood

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