Briefing on Stage One of the Flooding Bill

22nd January 2009

LINK Freshwater Taskforce Briefing for Stage One of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill. The new Bill must ensure a sustainable approach to flood management, incorporating sustainable principles in the general provisions and indeed throughout the Bill. The provisions for natural flood management should be strengthened and a new duty introduced to ensure the implementation of flood risk management plans. Amendments to the Bill on these issues will bolster the Bill’s purpose of securing flood management that is long-term, sustainable and fit to deal with climate change impacts.

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