Paterson 'can't do any more' to solve flooding problems

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson told ITV News he "can't do more" than visit flood-hit communities and listen to the concerns of local people as he was criticised by furious residents during a visit to the Somerset Levels today.

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Paterson 'can't do any more' to solve flooding problems

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has defended his response to the problems faced by flood-hit communities in south-west England.

Mr Paterson told ITV News that he could not do any more than visit the worst-hit areas in person.

The Environment Secretary said he was going to meet with experts, MPs and residents to come up with a clear plan on how to tackle the issue.

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