Ian Benn appointed to the Anglian Northern RFCC

Anglian Northern RFCC

Ian Benn has been appointed to the Anglian Northern Regional Flood & Coastal Committee as an Environment Agency appointed member.

This is a prestigious appointment and reflects the knowledge Ian has of water level management in England and his work with IDBs and other Risk Management Authorities.The Anglian Northern Region RFCC covers parts of Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire (essentially the Witham, Nene catchments and part of the Trent and Ely Ouse).The Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) is a committee established by the Environment Agency under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 that brings together members appointed by Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs) and independent members with relevant experience for 3 purposes:
•To ensure there are coherent plans for identifying, communicating and managing flood and coastal erosion risks across catchments and shorelines
•To encourage efficient, targeted and risk-based investment in flood and coastal erosion risk management that represents value for money and benefits local communities
•To provide a link between the Environment Agency, LLFAs, other risk management authorities, and other relevant bodies to build understanding of flood and coastal erosion risks in its area