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Flooded with lies over dredging...

February 13, 2016 5:46 PM
By Derek Deedman

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The chaps at the Daily Express are getting really desperate now!

They reported here that the EU was to blame for the recent and ongoing floods across the UK, backed up by a claim from no other than dodgy businessman and UKIP donor, Arron Banks. Sounds a bit fishy to me...

They claim that the EU banned dredging, but this is a lie. The decision to dredge is solely up to our government, and in fact our very own Environment Agency has spent £21m on dredging over the last 2 years.

The EU actually helps prevent flooding. It facilitates coherent policies across borders, the spreading of best practice and cooperation between the best scientists and experts.

This campaign is already getting dirty with all of the mud flinging, and I need your help to combat these vicious lies from the anti-Europe camp!