Flooding in London (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1133
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many planning applications have you approved for locations that the Environment Agency deems to be at a high risk of flooding?

Answer

Answer for Flooding in London (2)

Answer for Flooding in London (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I can only 'approve' those few strategic planning applications that I have called in for my determination.  None of the small number I have approved to date have been in areas deemed to have been at high risk of flooding.