The Environment Agency established Regional Flood and Coastal Committees (RFCCs) under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. They bring together a majority of Members appointed by Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs), the Environment Agency appointed Independent Members with relevant experience with a Chair appointed by Defra.
The Committee give consent for programmes of work, agree a levy for their area and provide advice.
The following local government reorganisation means a change to the Constituent Authority (LLFAs) Membership of the Anglian (Northern) Regional Flood and Coastal Committee.
An option has been put forward for consultation in regard to the Composition of Anglian (Northern) RFCC.
We will use the responses to help finalise the option for approval by the Anglian (Northern) RFCC, Environment Agency Board and Minister. Regulations stipulate this must be completed before 1 December 2019 for a variation to come into effect on the 1 April 2020.
More information is available in the consultation document, which can be viewed on the link provided below.
How to Respond
You can view the consultation document and questions online https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/lincolnshire-and-northamptonshire/variation-to-composition-of-anglian-northern-rfcc. You can submit your response using our online tool which will enable you to manage your comments more effectively. It will also help us to gather and summarise responses quickly and accurately as well as reduce the costs of the consultation.
If you would prefer to submit your response by email or letter, or if you would like to ask for a printed version of the document to be posted to you, please contact 0203 025 3494, or email AnglianNorthernRFCC@environment-agency.gov.uk
However, if you would like to send your response by post, please send your completed response form by Tuesday 18 June 2019 to: Lianne Chamberlain, Anglian (Northern) RFCC Secretariat, Environment Agency, Ceres House, 2 Searby Road, Lincoln LN2 4DW.
How we will use your Information
We will not respond individually to responses. After the consultation has closed the Anglian (Northern) RFCC will produce a consultation response document and this will be published on this consultation’s web page by the end of November 2019.
We will not publish names of individuals who respond. We will publish the name of the organisation for those responses made on behalf of an organisation.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we may be required to publish your response to this consultation, but will not include any personal information. If you have requested your response to be kept confidential, we may still be required to provide a summary of it.
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