Concerns have been raised over the Environment Agency's ability to respond to emergencies amid government cuts.
The East coast was devastated last month as tidal surges caused flooding - wrecking homes and businesses.
£300 million is to be cut from The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs budget over the next two years.
MP for Thirsk and Malton, Anne McIntosh, is questioning its ability to protect the country from future flooding.
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The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will reach the UK on Monday night, bringing a period of strong winds and heavy rain to the UK.
An unsettled week with showers or rain and some very strong winds. There's a Met Office warning for gales as we head into Tuesday
Very windy today with gusts of 55mph, but nearer 70mph over the tops of the Pennines. Trans-Pennine routes could be treacherous