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Environment Secretary grilled over wait for flood defences in Calder Valley

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The Environment Secretary visited the flood-hit Calder Valley this morning.

More than £30 million has been spent on flood defences in Mytholmroyd since record flooding devastated the area in 2015.

Part of the scheme was completed in 2019 and the remainder is due to be finished this summer, yet the communities of Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge have been inundated again.

ITV Calendar reporter Chris Kiddey asked Theresa Villiers MP if she was avoiding questions by going into the Hebden Bridge Town Hall through the back door.

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