Use Budget to boost flood defences

The UK’s upcoming Budget presents a crucial opportunity for Government to show its long term commitment to better protecting communities, businesses and infrastructure from extreme flooding events, according to leading civil engineers.

In its submission to Treasury ahead of the March Budget, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) urges the coalition to return capital and maintenance investment in flood risk management to pre-2010 levels in real terms.

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