Flooding: has Scottish government done more to keep our heads above water?
As England faces more devastating floods, has the Scottish Government put its finger in the dyke, so to speak?
‘As many as 530 key infrastructure sites across England are still vulnerable to flooding, according to a government review.’ (BBC News, 8th September 2016)
‘£12.5m Flood Defence Plans No More Than ‘Elastoplast’’ (Sky News, 8th September)
A new review from the Environment Agency for England has attracted much critical press and TV broadcast, reaction. The review was commissioned after 16 000 houses, across northern England, were flooded during the wettest December in a century last year ….
Author : Prof. John Robertson
Source : Thought Control Scotland
Original Publication Date : Oct 28, 2016
Article Link : https://thoughtcontrolscotland.com/2016/10/28/flooding-has-scottish-government-done-more-to-keep-our-heads-above-water-2/
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