Insurers blasted for "continuing delays" over flooding deal

Flood

The Local Government Association (LGA) hit out at the "continuing delays" with a ‘safety-net' arrangement between the government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) due to expire next June.

The body, which represents more than 350 councils in England and Wales, warned that the delay will see more households denied cover.

It fears that some could even be exposed to the risk of losing their homes in the event of severe flooding.

"The extreme weather we have seen over the past few weeks

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