Policy paper

Water Bill: government's approach to flood insurance

Briefing notes about the government’s approach to flood insurance.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This publication was withdrawn on

These briefing notes are now out of date and have been archived. The Water Bill received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014.



These notes set out our thinking about the details of the government’s approach to flood insurance. The notes cover important aspects of the policy and provides background into the detail of how the scheme will work. They are intended as a guide and may not represent the final position reached on the policy.

Published 14 March 2014