Flood Prevention APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To discuss and further flood prevention across the UK, and minimise the impact of flooding on members of the public and British businesses.

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Recent Documents related to Flood Prevention

1. Flooding (Prevention and Insurance) Bill 2021-22
16/11/2021 - Bills

Found: A Bill to set national minimum requirements for flood mitigation and protection measures in new build

2. Flooding extension of the Green Homes Grant
08/02/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: Majesty's Government to fund more flood defences and flood prevention in areas affected; worries about

3. Beavers arrive in Essex to play their part in flood prevention
20/03/2019 - Environment Agency
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Found: Beavers arrive in Essex to play their part in flood prevention - GOV.UK document

4. The National Caravan Council (NCC) - written evidence
19/06/2019 - Inquiry: Coastal flooding and adaptation to climate change - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
- View source

Found: Messages: •         Government should prioritise prevention and evacuation plans for residential park home

16/04/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: greater recognition to the economic case for flood prevention in affected communities; registers its disappointment

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Flood Prevention

1. Flooding (Prevention and Insurance)
16/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: a Bill to set national minimum requirements for flood mitigation and protection measures in new build - Speech Link

2. Flooding Preparedness: Yorkshire
30/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: that although £170 million has been announced for flood projects, not one of them is in Doncaster. They - Speech Link
2: the South Yorkshire flood summit. If I am not mistaken, though, a Yorkshire-wide flood summit was promised - Speech Link
3: imminent completion, but we need to prevent the next flood, not just react to the last one, and that requires - Speech Link

3. Flooding
20/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: criticism in the National Audit Office report on flood risk management? Of the 4,500 homes flooded last - Speech Link
2: is making a difference by significantly lowering flood risk for thousands upon thousands of homes right - Speech Link
3: six years. We believe that will reduce national flood risk by about 11% and help avoid about £32 billion - Speech Link

4. Flooding: Staffordshire
07/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Staffordshire is who to call when your house starts to flood. We all know who to call when a crime is being committed - Speech Link
2: emergencies, which would be linked to our Staffordshire flood control centre, and that having an agency with statutory - Speech Link

5. Flooding Update
25/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: national flood response centre on Friday 14 February. The Environment Agency issued 348 flood warnings - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Flood Prevention
1. Flood Control
asked by: Rachael Maskell
... what additional resources he will allocate to areas that are likely to be affected by Storm Christoph.

2. Flood Control
asked by: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
... and (2) the level of investment in flood defences.

3. Flood Control
asked by: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
... and (c) increasing private sector investment in flood defences.

4. Flood Control
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
... what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of flood defences in (a) the West Midlands and (b) England.

5. Flood Control
asked by: Stephanie Peacock
... what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of flood warning systems in the UK.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Daniel Kawczynski Portrait
Daniel Kawczynski
Vice Chair
Conservative - Shrewsbury and Atcham
Joined: 25th August 2021
Apsana Begum Portrait
Apsana Begum
Vice Chair
Labour - Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 25th August 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Rachael Maskell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4525.

Email: rachael.maskell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Paul Cobbing, National Flood Forum, PO Box 7643, Bewdley DY12 9BL . Tel: 07773 355 181

Email: Paul.cobbing@floodforum.org.uk


National Flood Forum acts as the group's secretariat. https://nationalfloodforum.org.uk

Benefits in Kind
25 Feb 2021
National Flood Forum
Secretariat   From : 25/02/2021 To : 24/02/2022

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Flood Prevention APPG

Former APPG Officers
Laurence Robertson Portrait
Laurence Robertson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tewkesbury
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 2nd June 2021
John Grogan Portrait
John Grogan
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Keighley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Geraint Davies Portrait
Geraint Davies
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nia Griffith Portrait
Nia Griffith
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Llanelli
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd December 2015
1 APPG Membership
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