Government activates emergency funds for flood-hit councils

By Martin Ford | 12 August 2019

Whitehall has activated an emergency fund for councils affected by flooding.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government confirmed the emergency Bellwin scheme will be available to reimburse local authorities for their costs following the evacuation of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire and flooding in Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire.

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