Application to European Union emergency fund

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1649
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you support the calls for the UK Government to submit an application to the European Union emergency fund which would help Londoners facing the economic impact of the recent flooding?

Answer

Answer for Application to European Union emergency fund

Answer for Application to European Union emergency fund

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I understand that the Government is not planning to make an application because the total damages do not meet the threshold set for the funding (these must be in excess of £3.7 billion).