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The government has been urged to offer stronger tax incentives to landowners to encourage them to invest in flood defences. The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) said severe winter storms forecast to batter Britain over the coming months highlighted the need to help defend rural communities and protect the country’s agricultural land from flooding. CLA president Ross Murray said floods could have a distressing effect on farmland and rural businesses, and posed a serious risk to the country’s food […]
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