George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK. Metadata URL: http://www.parliament.uk/business/news/2020/february/statement-on-flooding/ Information Provider: UK ParliamentTags: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environment Agency, Water in Wales, George Eustice, Eustice, British MPs, OrganizationsRetrieved on: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:02am Content Key Points: George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK. 18 river gages across 15 rivers recorded the highest levels of wateron record, triggered by the two storms. Over 1,000 Environment Agency staff per day have been deployed, with the assistance of around 80 military personnel. He also thanked the emergency services, the Environment Agency, local councils and volunteers. Copyright: 2020 UK Parliament. All Rights Reserved.