AA welcomes extra flood defence cash

Europe flooding

While the AA pointed out that this was too late for many families whose homes had already been flooded, director Simon Douglas said it was hard to imagine a better investment.

Mr Douglas added: “This year, 23,000 homes that would have been flooded, have remained dry: at a stroke, that more than repays the investment in the flood defences and alleviation schemes that protected them.

“Those families can sleep more easily when the rain starts to pour down, not just because the risk of flooding has

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