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Prime Minister ' very sorry' for flood suffering

David Cameron has said he is "very sorry about any way people have suffered" during the floods, as he reiterated the Government's stance that money is no object in the relief effort.

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Green Party leader calls for new Environment Secretary

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has insisted Environment Secretary Owen Paterson should be replaced as floods continue to hamper the rescue effort.

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett Credit: PA

Ms Bennett told Murnaghan on Sky News: "I think David Cameron really should be looking at whether he should have an Environment Secretary who has shown he doesn't grasp the reality of climate change.

"So I think we really need to see a new environment secretary and we need to see a reversal of the cuts that the Environment Agency has suffered."

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