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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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 Floods: Somerset more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of (1) the feasibility of constructing a permanent flood defence barrage to protect the village of Westonzoyland in the Somerset Levels, and (2) the likely effectiveness of temporary demountable flood defences in the coming winter. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Patten remove filter
uin HL2284 remove filter
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-30
answer text <p>1. The Environment Agency is constructing a permanent scheme to replace temporary defences. Steps are being taken so that protection is maintained should there be an increased flood risk during construction.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2. Demountable defences were considered as an option. However, after consulting local residents the Environment Agency took the decision to construct a permanent solution.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Lord De Mauley more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-30T14:33:05.4841907Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T14:33:05.4841907Z
answering member
2202
label Biography information for Lord De Mauley more like this
tabling member
1137
label Biography information for Lord Patten more like this