Flood defence spending cuts have been overturned thanks to new funding, however many projects are still unaffordable and cannot go ahead. The Environment Agency is losing over 20% of its budget, despite their advice that every Â£1 spent on flood defence saves Â£8 in the avoidance of future damage. The areas with schemes to be funded include Sheffield, Exeter, Derby and Ipswich.
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