Flooding Forgotten

BY ROBIN JACKS It was disappointing that Philip Hammond only made a cursory reference to the ‘countryside’ in this week’s budget. The Treasury’s coffers would be in an even more parlous state of affairs without the UK’s thriving tourism, farming and food industries. There were hopes from the countryside, amongst other announcements, for infrastructure guarantees on flooding defences. The countryside is on the frontline when … Continue reading Flooding Forgotten