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Calls for government debate on flooding

Farmers want more dredging and a relief channel dug to take flood water away from the moors. Credit: ITV Westcountry

Somerset MP Ian Liddell Grainger is calling for a Commons debate after flooding devastated farms in the county. More than 2,000 acres of farmland were left submerged under water for six weeks after the River Tone burst its banks earlier this year.

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