HC Deb 17 December 2001 vol 377 cc122-3W
Linda Perham

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what assessment her Department has made in the last 12 months of the impact of flooding of the River Roding on businesses in Ilford, North; and what assistance is available to businesses in the event of further flooding. [15528]

Nigel Griffiths

[holding answer 16 November 2001]: We have made no such assessments.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is the responsible Department for matters dealing with the consequences of floodings. They are considering whether help can be given to all those affected.