Speaking on a visit to the Somerset Levels, the chairman of the Environment Agency Lord Smith said:
I have no intention of resigning because I'm very proud of the work the Environment Agency and its staff have been doing right round the country in the face of the most extreme weather.
As the flood crisis has escalated, so has the practicality of the footwear and clothing worn by Britain's politicians.
David Cameron has donned his wellies to visit Britain's flood-stricken areas, but was it all too late?
As the Westminster blame game rages on, the government must show victims of the catastrophic flooding that it has a grip on the crisis.