Flood defence cuts criticised

Speaking after flooding affected parts of northern England, Mary Creagh, Labour's Shadow Environment Secretary, has criticised the Government's cuts to its flood defence budget.

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Floods hit Yorkshire

A big clean up is under way in communities including Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd after flash floods forced people from their homes and led to West Yorkshire Fire Service warning it could only respond to life-threatening emergencies