Flood funding for councils may not be enough, watchdog finds

By Martin Ford | 27 November 2020

The Government is unable to prove councils have enough funding for flood defences, a spending watchdog has discovered.

In a report today the National Audit Office (NAO) said the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) must plug ‘gaps in its understanding’ to assess whether councils have enough resources.

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