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Environment Secretary celebrates Upton upon Severn flood defences

Owen Paterson in Upton upon Severn Credit: ITV Central

The Environment Secretary has celebrated the successful flood scheme recently opened in Upton upon Severn during a tour of the town.

The two flood defence schemes which have protected houses and businesses for the first time this winter cost £4.5m.

Mr Paterson toured the town with MP Harriett Baldwin. Both MPs paid tribute to the work of the Environment Agency for their work in helping people threatened by the bad weather.

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