It is "far too early to say" if and by how much insurance premiums will go up after thousands homes and businesses were damaged by the south coast floods, according to the Association of British Insurers.
Malcolm Tarling told Daybreak that insurers would "do the maths" after flood victims had been allowed to safely move back into their homes.
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