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Government 'committed to programme of flood defences'

After a wet Christmas for some areas rather than a white one, the Environment Minister Owen Paterson has said that the government is committed to a "very significant" programme of flood defences.

Mr Paterson has been visiting the Worcestershire town of Upton-upon-Severn to inspect new flood defences there.

  • 02 Jan 2013
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