Watch a debate about the Cumbria floods in the House of Commons between Labour's Jamie Reed, MP for Copeland, and the Floods Minister

11.43am Thursday 10th December 2009

The Government has been urged not to forget the storm-battered communities of Cumbria in the aftermath of last month's devastating floods. Labour's Jamie Reed (Copeland) said there is a need to "win the peace" after the disaster which hit the county following record levels of rainfall. Floods Minister Huw Irranca-Davies warned that extreme weather events like last month's deluge would become more common as a result of climate change.

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