9 Nov 2019

PM denies floods are ‘national emergency’ as Corbyn calls for inquiry

North of England Correspondent

A woman who died after being swept away by flood water has been named as Derbyshire’s former high sheriff Annie Hall. Seven severe flood warnings remain in place along the River Don.

Today during a visit to Yorkshire the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said much better flood management was needed, and he criticised staff cuts at the Environment Agency.