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Flood Control

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 218345, tabled on 11 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of the total funding for flood protection has been provided through (a) her Department's standard partnership funding framework, (b) private sector contributions and (c) other public sector contributions.

Answered on

16 December 2014

Partnership Funding is on track to bring up to £140 million in external funding over the four years to 2015, compared with £13 million during the previous four years. This is in addition to the £3.2 billion we have invested in Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management over this parliament.

According to an independent evaluation, 25% of contributions to schemes came from the private sector; the remainder from local authorities and other public bodies.

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