P-05-1010 An independent inquiry into the 2020 flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf so that lessons are learned

Under consideration


This petition was submitted by Eleri Griffiths having collected 274 signatures on paper and 5,743 online, a total of 6,017 signatures.


Text of Petition:                     

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.


Additional Information

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.


person with rain boots standing on body of water



Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Pontypridd
  • South Wales Central


Further information



Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 02/09/2020