Could poor flood provisions cause the next major building regulations scandal?

Cecilia Keating
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The River Ouse floods the centre of York | Credit: iStock
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The River Ouse floods the centre of York | Credit: iStock

With the government already under fire for its handling of the cladding scandal, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have today warned Ministers must enhance the UK's approach to flood protection and risk management in preparation for escalating climate impacts

The government could be headed for a major building regulations scandal if it does not take steps to adequately protect housing stock from floods and make flood insurance accessible to the increasing number...

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