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Insurance companies urged NOT to insure new Canvey Island homes because of sea level threat

04/12/18

The Government previously advised the council that if a plan didn't materialise they would be forced to intervene. Jon Fuller, group co-ordinator for SEEFE, attended a talk by barrister Richard Lord QC in London who represents insurance companies, which detailed threats of climate change to the insurance industry. Mr Fuller claims great risk faces insurance companies who cover construction companies that do not make climate change resistant buildings.

https://www.basildonstandard.co.uk/news/17274273.insurance-companies-urged-not-to-insure-new-canvey-island-homes-because-of-sea-level-threat/