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Insurance companies have pledged to continue offering coverage to the tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Yorkshire hit by the recent floods. In addition, a high-level summit in London between ministers and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) concluded that insurance cover would not be withdrawn from flood-hit areas, amid reassurances that claims were being dealt with as speedily as possible. This was welcomed by local government minister and Wentworth MP John Healey - who is