Lowestoft seafront repairs 'will cost £5m'
25 April 2014 Last updated at 13:43 BST
Business Minister Matthew Hancock has been told it will cost £5m to repair the damage on Lowestoft seafront caused by December's tidal surge.
Mr Hancock, Conservative MP for west Suffolk, is one of 12 newly-appointed flooding ministers.
Hundreds of homes and businesses were flooded in the surge.