Freedom of information response

Road Maintenance

Publication date: 
Monday 3 December 2018

1) Number of potholes repaired by the Council in the last five financial years (from 2017 to current date (02/11/18).

2) Outstanding number of potholes currently requiring repair.

3) Number of compensation claims due to highway defects for the last five financial years.

4) Number and value of compensation claims made due to highway defects. Of these, please provide:

5) number of compensation payments made for each of the last five financial year.

6) Total value of compensation paid by the Council by year for the same period.


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Request reference:
FOI 8527