£47m flood defence plans

The Environment Minister is holding a summit to "take stock" of the ongoing work to manage flood risk in Wales. John Griffiths is also setting out how the £47m earmarked this year to support flood defence projects in Wales will be spent.

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Flood defence plans announced

The Welsh Government have announced details of where £47m will be spent on flood defences in 2013 and 2014.

The announcement was made at a flood summit which was called to bring all key agencies together to consider how Wales can best respond to the threat posed by flooding. The Welsh Government says it will invest over £150m in flood and coastal erosion risk management during the life of this Assembly.

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