Devizes MP to chair flood support meeting

This Is Wiltshire: Devizes MP Claire Perry is hosting a flood support forum at East Grafton Devizes MP Claire Perry is hosting a flood support forum at East Grafton

Those at risk of flooding in the Devizes constituency are being invited to a flood support forum on Friday, March 21, being hosted by MP Claire Perry.

The meeting, at 5.30pm, in East Grafton is for representatives from communities across the Devizes constituency affected by, or at risk of flooding.

Also at the meeting will be senior staff from Thames Water and Wessex Water and representatives from Wiltshire Council, the Environment Agency and NFU Mutual Insurance will answer questions and respond to issues raised by affected communities.

There will also be an opportunity to talk to the Bedwyn Flood Group and Aldbourne Drainage Improvement Group about their flood plans.

Mrs Perry said: “Over the last few weeks we have seen unprecedented flooding across the constituency which has brought misery to many families.

"I want the necessary investment and improvements to be made as soon as possible, so that all of us can be prepared should this happen again.”

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