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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1929: tabled on 12 December 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises that the flooding caused by Storm Desmond in December 2015 was the most extreme on record in the UK; stands in solidarity with the thousands of people who had their homes and businesses damaged by the storm, many of whom are still struggling three years after the storm; commends emergency workers, volunteers and local communities for their work to help flood victims; recognises that many people across Cumbria are still being affected by floods that are preventable; encourages the development of a new national flood relief and resilience scheme to better protect communities from future flooding; condemns the pushing back of essential flood defence work in Kendal, Burneside and Staveley and by the complete lack of investment in flood defences in Windermere, Backbarrow and Bowness; calls on the Government to ensure that the flood relief scheme for the River Kent is completed as soon as possible for the peace of mind of residents and businesses.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.