Pitt report on the 2007 summer floods must be acted on says the ABI

Nick Starling, the ABI’s director of general insurance and Health, said: “This report must not sit on the shelf. By highlighting how under- prepared we are for a major flood, it must be a catalyst for an overhaul in managing and adapting to the increasing flood threat.

“The Government must act now to develop a long-term flood strategy. This must focus on better co-ordination, a thorough reassement of the flood risk from rivers, drainage and the sea, adequate investment and better public

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