FLOOD victims in Kirklees have been given further Government help.
An extra £30,000 has been pledged on top of £100,000 already granted.
But a top Kirklees councillor said more is needed.
John Healey MP, the minister responsible for the Government’s flood response, said: “My top priority is to help life in the flood-hit communities get back to normal as soon as possible.
“I know the first round of money is already being used to make a real difference on the ground, for example by helping to replace essential household items.”
And Mr Healey added that the help would continue long after the floodwater subsides.
He said: “I want to assure residents that we are in this for the long haul.
“We will continue to work with local authorities in the coming weeks to make sure help reaches the worst hit communities.”
The Government has so far pledged £10m to help councils deal with the flooding which has effected large parts of England this month.
Cleckheaton, Ravensthorpe and New Mill were among places in Kirklees affected by the heavy rain earlier this month.
But Kirklees Council’s Cabinet member Clr Martyn Bolt said much more than £130,000 was needed.
He said: “It’s a small amount when you consider that more than 300 homes in Kirklees were flooded.”
Clr Bolt will meet todaywith representatives of the Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water and Kirklees’s planning and highways departments to discuss flood protection.
He said: “We’ll be looking at what measures could be put in place and how we lobby central Government to bring that about.”