93 new flood defences planned

Almost 100 new flood defences were given the green light today in a move the Government says will better protect more than 64,000 homes from flooding. A total of 93 defences have been given the go-ahead to begin construction this year.

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Government to invest in 93 new flood defences

Almost 100 new flood defences were given the green light today in a move the Government says will better protect more than 64,000 homes from flooding.

A total of 93 defences have been given the go-ahead to begin construction this year.

The Government said £294 million was being invested in flood risk management in 2013.

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