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Sensible recommendations made for the evolution of Flood Re

Responding to the publication today of Flood Re’s Quinquennial Review, James Dalton, Director of General Insurance Policy at the Association of British Insurers, said:

James Dalton, Director, General Insurance Policy“The insurance industry established Flood Re as part of our commitment to addressing the risks associated with the growing threat from flooding. It’s already made a significant impact, covering almost a quarter of a million properties and creating a competitive market which allows householders who’ve experienced flooding to shop around for their cover, making savings in the process.

“It was always expected that Flood Re would evolve over time and it’s good to see sensible recommendations being made about the role it could play in getting more flood resistance measures installed in individual properties. Insurers are on the front line supporting customers when flooding happens and know well the value of making homes and businesses more resilient to future floods.”

Last updated 08/07/2019