Boris Johnson – Work underway to search out answer to Stafford flooding, Boris Johnson says
Boris Johnson addressed the difficulty of flooding within the city throughout PMQs, saying he had “each sympathy” for residents affected by it.
And he steered an answer may be on the horizon for 2 of the toughest hit areas, Sandon Highway and Sandyford Brook.
Stafford has been blighted by flooding for years, with companies pressured to shut and residents houses usually broken throughout storms. Elements of the city have been badly hit over the previous week.
The matter was raised by Stafford MP Theo Clarke, who has is looking for a Flood Management Centre to be opened within the city.
She advised the PM: “During the last week there was, but once more, very important flooding in Stafford.
“Sadly my constituents in Penkridge, Central Stafford and Bishops Wooden are usually experiencing the disruption and misery that flooding causes.”
Ms Clarke urged the PM to decide to her marketing campaign for a Flood Management Centre that residents can name straight, “which is able to present 24/7 help for my constituents affected by flooding”.
In response Mr Johnson stated: “I’ve each sympathy for the residents of Stafford who’ve been affected by flooding within the newest bout.
“What I can say… is that the Atmosphere Company is working hand in glove along with her native authority to discover a explicit answer to the flooding in Sandon Highway and Sandyford Brook.”
A part of Sandon Highway close to the city centre has usually been hit by flooding over latest years, wrecking residents’ houses and affecting companies.
The city centre and different areas had been struck a number of instances in 2020, whereas the distress has continued into 2021 with Storm Christoph.