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Flood Control: Public Participation

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL12322, tabled on 19 January 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to encourage local authorities to review community and charity participation in local resilience forums in order to bolster preparations for potential flood relief requirements.

Answered on

2 February 2021

The Government recognises the important role that the voluntary and community sector play in supporting the statutory services in response to emergencies, such as flood events.

Local Resilience Forums have well established processes for engaging with the voluntary and community sector.

Answered by

Cabinet Office