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Closed petition An independent inquiry into the 2020 flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf so that lessons are learned.

We, the undersigned, urge the Welsh Government to initiate a full, independent, open and public inquiry into the 2020 flooding of homes and businesses across Rhondda Cynon Taf, and that appropriate steps are taken to rectify any issues so that similar damage can be prevented from reoccurring.

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People and businesses across Rhondda Cynon Taf need an inquiry into the flooding that has hit so many of our communities this year, with some affected three times since February. It is time for the voices and experiences of the people and businesses of Pontypridd, Treforest, Taff’s Well, Trehafod, Cilfynydd, Rhydyfelin, Nantgarw, Hawthorn, Hirwaun, Abercwmboi, Mountain Ash, Pentre, Treorchy, Treherbert, Maerdy, Porth and others to be heard, so that lessons are learned for the future.

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The Senedd debated this topic

This topic was debated on 9 December 2020

Watch the petition ‘An independent inquiry into the 2020 flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf so that lessons are learned.’ being debated

The petition was debated by the Senedd in Plenary on 9 December 2020.