To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many frontline flood defence staff were employed by the Environment Agency in each year since 2010-11; and how many such staff are planned to be employed in 2015-16.
10 December 2014
The numbers of frontline flood and coastal risk management (FCRM) full time employees (FTEs) in the Environment Agency (England only) for the years 2010-11 to 2014-15 and planned for 2015-16 are shown in the table below.
FCRM Funded FTEs
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