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Craig's Question to Secretary of State about Government flood funding

This afternoon, I asked the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP, about the Government's match funding scheme to further help badly flood-stricken areas like the Calder Valley to get back on their feet and increase their resilience to future flooding

Tory MP Craig Whittaker 'furious' over wait for flood cash help

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A Conservative MP says he is "furious" it has taken nine days for the government to trigger funding for flood-hit communities like his.

Thousands of pounds of support is being made available for homes and businesses affected by Storms Dennis and Ciara.

Calder Valley receives flood-relief money

Government announces thousands of pounds of support including grants, council tax relief and business rate relief for people and businesses in areas affected by flooding.

Craig's question to the Minister of State - Australia Bushfires

Today, I asked a question to the Minister of State for International Development, Andrew Stephenson MP, about the ongoing bushfires in Australia - which have destroyed an area almost 5 x the size of Wales - and what the UK are doing to help rebuild communities and protect wildlife.