Environment Secretary Owen Paterson
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Somerset floods: 'It appears we need to dredge two rivers'

The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has faced angry flood victims on a visit to the town of Bridgwater in Somerset.

Farmers in the affected area claim flooding has been prolonged by a failure to dredge rivers.

Mr Paterson said "It appears that we need to dredge these two rivers".

  • 27 Jan 2014
  • From the section UK
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