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Britain in Flood

38 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 February 2013

Has the Government done enough to protect communities from flooding? Were cuts in river maintenance work responsible for farmers land in Somerset being underwater for months? Why are planners allowing developers to continue to build on floodplains? A committee of MPs accuses the Coalition of being woefully slow to bring in measures to combat the problem. Allan Urry investigates.
Producer Nicola Dowling.


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    Has the Government done enough to protect us from flooding? Allan Urry visits some of the worst hit parts of Britain to find out why they've been so badly hit by recent heavy rain.

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