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Flood Control: Expenditure

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL4341, tabled on 8 December 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has been spent on flood defences in each year from 2010.

Answered on

22 December 2015

The amount of capital investment on flood defences in each year from 2010 is shown below:


Financial year

Capital investment on flood defence excluding the exceptional funding provided as a result of the 2013/14 floods (£m)

Exceptional funding provided as a result of the 2013/14 floods (£m)

2010/11

364.9

2011/12

260.7

2012/13

269.1

2013/14

295.3

25.0

2014/15

353.3

125.0