12:22PM, Monday 30 June 2014
A call for action to prevent further serious flooding problems and to improve the response when floods happen has been made by Maidenhead MP Theresa May.
Mrs May has taken up a series of suggestions based on comments from her constituents following the floods in January and February.
She contacted residents, who had raised concerns with her, to ask about their experiences and for their comments on what could have been done better.
After receiving a considerable number of responses, Mrs May has taken up comments with various agencies involved, including the Environment Agency, Thames Water and local councils.
Mrs May said: “I am very grateful to all the local residents who got in touch with me to pass on their comments and suggestions.
"It is important that we learn from what happened earlier in the year to ensure that we can reduce flood risk in the local area, and respond better when it occurs.
"I trust that the various agencies involved will take action in response to this.”
The points she has raised include:
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