Flood Defences in Devon

Environment Minister and North Cornwall MP Dan Rogerson has been to Dartmoor to view flood protection measures.

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Public consultation on flood risk in Devon

Devon's flood risk strategy to be considered Credit: ITV News West Country

A public consultation is being launched in Devon today to look at the county's flood risk management strategy. It comes following some of the worst recorded flooding for a century in the county in last winter.

The consutation will cover everything from engaging with communities to investing in improvements.

Flooding Minister in Devon

The newly appointed floods minister was in Devon today to see how a local community on the edge of Dartmoor has braced itself against future flooding.

He's the Cornish MP Dan Rogerson, who counts the people of Boscastle among his constituents.

As John Andrews reports, he's working with a variety of groups to help those at risk.


Environment Minister visits flood protection in Devon

Environment Minister visits flood protection in Devon Credit: ITV News West Country

Environment Minister Dan Rogerson will visit South Zeal in Devon today to view the flood protection that's in place in the village.

He'll also be speaking to local people about a new online flood insurance calculator, which will give an idea of how much its costs to properly insure a home against flooding.

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