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UK: Cameron wades into floods row

United Kingdom, Portland
February 10, 2014 at 15:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

UK: Cameron wades into floods row

UK Prime Minister David Cameron defended the work of the Environment Agency during a visit to the flood-hit Portland in the south west of England on Monday.

Cameron commended the "amazing job " being done by the Environment Agency and explained that the government is doing everything they can in response to the flooding crisis.

The prime minister also appeared to respond to criticism of the Agency's staff by Communities Minister Eric Pickles, who accused the agency of misleading the government over the correct approach to flood prevention.

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UK: Cameron wades into floods row

UK Prime Minister David Cameron defended the work of the Environment Agency during a visit to the flood-hit Portland in the south west of England on Monday.

Cameron commended the "amazing job " being done by the Environment Agency and explained that the government is doing everything they can in response to the flooding crisis.

The prime minister also appeared to respond to criticism of the Agency's staff by Communities Minister Eric Pickles, who accused the agency of misleading the government over the correct approach to flood prevention.

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