Britain in Flood

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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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38 minutes

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Sun 3 Mar 2013 17:00

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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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