The Government is not issuing a blank cheque but will be "using every resource" to aid flood victims across the South, the Transport Secretary told Daybreak.
Patrick McLoughlin said "money was not the issue" while the Government was trying to bring relief to the thousands of people without housing and electricity.
As the flood crisis has escalated, so has the practicality of the footwear and clothing worn by Britain's politicians.
David Cameron has donned his wellies to visit Britain's flood-stricken areas, but was it all too late?
As the Westminster blame game rages on, the government must show victims of the catastrophic flooding that it has a grip on the crisis.