Cumbrian MP to lobby Environment Secretary on flood defences
A Cumbrian MP has vowed to lobby the Environment Secretary to ensure that towns in his constituency do not suffer the same fate they did last winter.
Jamie Reed, whose Copeland constituency includes Keswick, met with Lynne Jones, chairman of the town's flood action group to discuss what measures have and have not been put in place by the Environment Agency in the aftermath of Storm Desmond.
Mr Reed also discussed flooding with members of Keswick Town Council who raised concerns that the town would flood again if a similar amount of rain were to fall again this winter.
Mrs Jones, who runs... read more
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