Flood defence plans brought forward a year

The move, set out by the Government in last week's pre-budget report, will bring the projects forward the 2009/10 from 2010/11.

The final approval for the projects will be determined in February 2009, following the necessary feasibility studies and planning applications. The extra £20m will provide a significant boost to the economy, helping to create jobs and investment in critical infrastructure.

Schemes that have been given the provisional go-ahead to commence work in 2009/10 include:


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