Mark Garnier welcomes the announcement by the Secretary of State, Robert Jenrick, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, that a major package of support is available immediately for our communities affected by the floods due to Storm Denis.
The package includes:
- Financial hardship payments for short-term need
- Properties and businesses significantly affected by recent flooding will be eligible for 100% council tax and business rates relief for at least 3 months
- SME's who have suffered severe uninsurable losses will be eligible for upto £2,500 from the Business Recovery Grant.
- Flood hit homes and businesses can apply for up to £5,000 to help make them more resilient to future flooding.
To access this financial assistance please call the Wyre Forest District Council who are coordinating the support on 01562 732 928