HC Deb 26 January 1978 vol 942 c705W
Mr. Brocklebank-Fowler

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has ascertained the nature and extent of aid which is forthcoming from the EEC in respect of flood damage in Eastern England; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Shore

Her Majesty's Government have been informed that the Commission has decided in principle to offer assistance to Britain, France and Belgium, the member States affected by the recent bad weather. The Government are actively considering this offer.