Funding formulas, smart tech, and property protection: Industry calls for flooding strategy 'reboot'

James Murray
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Funding formulas, smart tech, and property protection: Industry calls for flooding strategy 'reboot'

As Floods Minister hints at rethink on how £700m of new flood defence spending will be spent, Environmental Industries Commission calls for 'national debate' on flood spending priorities

A leading green industry group is this week calling on the government to ‘reboot' its flooding strategy and have put forward a series of proposals for Ministers to reappraise how flood defences are commissioned,...

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