The first major construction contract for Brechin’s flood prevention scheme has been awarded, a big step forward to protect the city.
The news that Angus Council are applying for a £12m grant from the Scottish Government for flood defences in Brechin … More Angus Flood Defence Funding Application Welcome
We need to ensure that we are prepared for more frequent occurrences of flooding, coastal erosion and extreme weather. This includes ensuring flood defence funding is targeted where it is needed most
The SNP’s proposed funding of the Flood Risk Management Act us based on a simplistic count of properties. Instead the Flood Forecasting Service should be used to target resources.
Plans for a Flood Forecasting Service are welcome, but information from it should be used to target flood prevention funding to where it is most needed.
I am backing Cllr David May’s call for the SNP government to end confusion over funding for flood protection schemes