Government urged to ban building developments in flood-risk areas

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This year, 200 planning permissions have been granted on floodplain land for over 5,000 homes
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This year, 200 planning permissions have been granted on floodplain land for over 5,000 homes

A new report finds that ever more homes are at risk of flooding and calls on the government to implement policy changes that would bolster climate resilience

Developers should be banned from building on floodplains, according to a new report by think tank Localis, which warns growing numbers of homes are at risk from escalating flood risks. The new report,...

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