Todmorden resident angry about floods confronts the PM

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David Cameron speaking with Kathleen Simpson Photo: PA

Prime Minister David Cameron was confronted by a member of the public today as he visited one of the West Yorkshire towns affected by the recent devastating floods.

Mr Cameron was leaving the town hall in Todmorden, when Kathleen Simpson surprised him as he was getting into his car.

Kathleen Simpson
Kathleen Simpson Credit: PA
Kathleen Simpson
David Cameron speaking with angry resident Credit: PA

Ms Simpson asked the Prime Minister a number of animated questions about local issues, including the floods, as he stood on the pavement.

Mr Cameron had just left a meeting with council officials and emergency services workers about the deluge which hit the town on Friday night.

Earlier, he visited the flood-damaged home of Sarah-Jayne Robins in Todmorden. Miss Robins was trapped for 12 hours upstairs in her home when water poured out of the nearby canal.

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The Prime Minster speaks with other residents affected Credit: PA