Flood Insurance update

Published on 10th July 2013

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During last year’s floods of November 2012, the Prime Minister visited Gloucestershire and attended a Strategic coordinating group meeting.

During last year’s floods of November 2012, the Prime Minister visited Gloucestershire and attended a Strategic coordinating group meeting.

The topic of offering affordable home insurance to flood prone areas was raised, and the local area was accepted as an area that needs addressing, as well as many other areas around the country.

The announcement can be found on the government services website.

Alongside this announcement, the government are also consulting over a long term approach to insurance. Communities at risk of flooding that want to know more can make a comment on the consultation document.

The direct link to the consultation can be found on the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs website where also an article by the RT Hon Owen Paterson MP concerning the consultation can be found.