A report criticises the political establishment but finds no evidence of a "paedophile ring".
Several schools send pupils and staff home after they return from skiing trips in the country.
"If health has stopped improving, that means society has stopped improving," author of report says.
There are two "danger to life" warnings on the Severn and flood defences are likely to be breached.
The head of the Environment Agency says new buildings should be made more resilient to flooding.