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437150
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the Environment Agency's 2014 Long Term Investment Scenarios recommended optimum overall investment in flood defences of £750m to £800m each year to 2019-20; and whether she expects that level of overall investment to be achieved. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
uin 19675 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
answer text <br /><p>The Environment Agency's Long Term Investment Scenarios report represents the best currently available projections of potential long term costs to manage flood and coastal risk under a range of scenarios reflecting future uncertainties. It will be kept under review as any further evidence emerges.</p><br /><p>The report confirms that current Government investment plans to 2020, together with forecast local contributions, are in line with the level the Environment Agency’s assessment indicates is necessary to reduce overall flood risk <del class="ministerial">by 5%</del>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-12-16T15:36:34.807Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T15:36:34.807Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2015-12-16T16:15:12.433Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T16:15:12.433Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
previous answer version
35407
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
3930
label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
348639
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of the funding for flood protection was provided through (a) her Department's standard partnership funding framework, (b) private sector contributions and (c) other public sector contributions as at 31 March 2015. more like this
tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
uin 1231 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
answer text <p>Between April 2011 and March 2015, £134m of partnership funding contributions were provided towards new flood and coastal erosion management schemes. This represents around 5% of the £2.4bn in Defra funding provided for flood schemes over the same period.</p><p /> <p>Around 25% of the £134m originated from private sector sources and the remainder from the public sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-06-10T09:49:37.9Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T09:49:37.9Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
483
label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
427661
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the cost of maintaining flood defences in each year of this Parliament. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 16031 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
answer text <p>The Environment Agency spent directly £171 million maintaining flood defences in 2014/15. Many more flood defences are maintained by Local Authorities and Internal Drainage Boards.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-11-16T16:05:43.25Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-16T16:05:43.25Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
433799
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to paragraph 2.150 of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015, how many of the additional homes to be protected from flooding are classified as at (a) very high, (b) high, (c) moderate, (d) low and (e) very low risk of flooding; and what estimate she has made of the number of such homes that will be in each such category after the completion of work to protect them from flooding. more like this
tabling member constituency Brent North more like this
tabling member printed
Barry Gardiner more like this
uin 18598 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
answer text <p>The £2.3 billion 6-year capital investment programme will better protect over 300,000 homes and will move around 170,000 households from either ‘very significant’ or ‘significant’ flood probability category to the ‘moderate’ or ‘low’ probability category.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-12-07T11:17:58.617Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T11:17:58.617Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
146
label Biography information for Barry Gardiner more like this
436745
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much of the £1.7 billion of capital spending on flood defences between 2010 and 2015 was disbursed in each of those years. more like this
tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
tabling member printed
Mary Creagh more like this
uin 19493 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-12-17more like thismore than 2015-12-17
answer text <p>The following table sets out the capital spend on flood and coastal erosion risk management between 2010/11 and 2014/15.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Capital Funding (£m)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p>365</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011/12 </strong></p></td><td><p>261</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p>269</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p>315</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td><td><p>478</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-12-17T17:24:11.65Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-17T17:24:11.65Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
1579
label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
442605
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-05more like thismore than 2016-01-05
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, where the Environment Agency deployed its mobile pumps in December 2015. more like this
tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
tabling member printed
John Redwood more like this
uin 21053 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-13more like thismore than 2016-01-13
answer text <p>Mobile pumps were moved to locations as required as part of our dynamic response to the various incidents that happened in December. The Environment Agency sent 42 pumps from other areas to the north of England including Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire. This was to support existing equipment in use within the area.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-01-13T14:39:50.277Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-13T14:39:50.277Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
14
label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
442607
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-05more like thismore than 2016-01-05
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many mobile pumps the Environment Agency owns. more like this
tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
tabling member printed
John Redwood more like this
uin 21052 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-13more like thismore than 2016-01-13
answer text <p>The Environment Agency owns a total of 245 mobile pumping units which can be deployed to respond to flooding incidents.</p><br /><p>During the flooding in December 2015, 425 mobile pumping assets owned and held by responding organisations, including the Fire Services and the Environment Agency, were identified as being available to Strategic Coordination Groups (Gold Controls).</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-01-13T17:05:17.81Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-13T17:05:17.81Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
14
label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
442610
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-05more like thismore than 2016-01-05
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many fixed location pumps the Environment Agency uses to control water flows in England. more like this
tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
tabling member printed
John Redwood more like this
uin 21051 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-13more like thismore than 2016-01-13
answer text <p>The Environment Agency operates and maintains 347 fixed pumping stations in England.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-01-13T14:32:46.187Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-13T14:32:46.187Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
14
label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
442613
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-05more like thismore than 2016-01-05
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with local authorities on their duties to ensure landowners clear ditches adjacent to their own land as a means of reducing flood risk. more like this
tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
uin 20909 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-11more like thismore than 2016-01-11
answer text <p>Landowners are responsible for maintaining the bed and banks of watercourses on their land, and for clearing obstructions to the flow of water.</p><br /><p>Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs) and Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs) have powers under the Land Drainage Act 1991 to require the relevant landowners to maintain the flow of a watercourse.</p><br /><p>The Environment Agency, exercising its strategic oversight responsibilities, works closely with IDBs and LLFAs to ensure they are managing local flood risk effectively.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-01-11T17:31:39.463Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-11T17:31:39.463Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
253
label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
442621
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-05more like thismore than 2016-01-05
answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept id 13 more like this
answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
hansard heading Flood Control remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much the Government spent on creating flood prevention schemes since 2007. more like this
tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
uin 20936 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-11more like thismore than 2016-01-11
answer text <p>Government funding on flood and coastal erosion risk management is available in the ‘Central Government Funding for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management in England’ document. This is available in the link below.</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/480527/Funding_for_Flood_and_Coastal_Erosion_in_England_Dec_2015.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/480527/Funding_for_Flood_and_Coastal_Erosion_in_England_Dec_2015.pdf</a></p><p>This document sets out both capital and resource expenditure from 2005.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-01-11T17:31:50.277Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-11T17:31:50.277Z
answering member
4137
label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
tabling member
253
label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this