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Money spent on flood defences across Torridge

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Dear Torridge District Council,

I would like to know how much has been spent on flood defences over the last 5 years. In addition, I would also like to find out how much the council has spent repairing flood damages.

Yours faithfully,

Scott Taylor

FOI, Torridge District Council

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FOI, Torridge District Council

Dear Scott

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request.

I am advised by Torridge District Council Finance Team that Torridge
District Council does not record the distinction between flood damage and
flood defences.


We have the following expenditure in the "coastal protection" cost centre:



410 - Coastal Protection
2011 17,681.15
2012 44,496.20
2013 36,461.15
2014 276,444.16
2015 6,662.43
2016 6,251.10
2017 9,189.87
2018 (to date) 29,260.71




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With kind regards.



FOI Office

Torridge District Council





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