Leeds City Council - Archive (flood defences)

2016
09
June
2016
| 11:29 Europe/London
Following the publication of the Environmental Audit Committee report into the government's approach to flooding, Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: “Sadly, Leeds has first-hand experience of the consequences of the govern...
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31
March
2016
| 18:01 Europe/London
The Environment Agency has today published the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scoping Report, setting out the options and next steps to reduce flood risk to the city. Commenting on the publication, Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, s...
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02
March
2016
| 09:15 Europe/London
Senior councillors in Leeds will hear next week how funding support of approximately £1.4million has been given to residents and businesses affected by the Christmas floods caused by Storm Eva. The funding support forms part of a progress report t...
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28
January
2016
| 17:17 Europe/London
Following a meeting with Secretary of State for DEFRA Liz Truss today, Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council said: "I'm pleased that the Secretary of State Liz Truss came to Leeds today to see for herself what we've been saying abo...
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27
January
2016
| 23:10 Europe/London
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “We welcome the Minister’s commitment of funding for a full analysis of how Leeds could be protected from devastating floods it the future. It is a step in the right direction but it sti...
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06
January
2016
| 10:10 Europe/London
Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: “The comments by the Secretary of State are disappointing as they do not commit the government to providing the investment in the comprehensive flood defences the city and its residents ...
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03
January
2016
| 01:01 Europe/London
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: “Funding to repair flood defences is to be welcomed as a first step. We’re keen to see the detail of exactly where and how this will be spent and how much will be available in Leeds so r...
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