Government response to the Pitt Review of the summer 2007 floods
This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government
The initial government response to Sir William Pitt's review of the summer 2007 floods, published in 2008.
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The report of Sir Michael Pitt’s Review into the floods of summer 2007 was published in June 2008.
The review was a comprehensive appraisal of all aspects of flood risk management in England. It contained 92 recommendations addressed to the government, local authorities, Local Resilience Forums, providers of essential services, insurers and others, including the general public.
The government supports changes in response to all of the recommendations in the review, as set out in this response document.