EXCLUSIVE: Jenrick admits no science behind flooding threshold

By Dan Peters | 17 March 2020

Local government secretary Robert Jenrick has admitted there is no science behind a threshold that determines whether councils receive cash to cope with flooding.

Under existing criteria, the Government only provides property grants for flood resilience to council tax billing authorities where at least 25 properties have suffered damage.

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