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.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Whitehall Environment Flooding NAO Funding
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products