DfI/2018-0445: EIR Request for information on the road maintenance spend and pothole compensation claims from October 2013 to September 2018

Date published: 25 February 2019

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DfI/2018-0445: EIR Request for information on the road maintenance spend and pothole compensation claims from October 2013 to September 2018. 

The specific request is as follows: 

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We are launching a public interest campaign advising motorists of on road safety this winter.  To highlight the dangers we need the statistical answers to the questions below.

Please can you submit your answers using the attached spreadsheet?

1.  What has been your road maintenance spend in each of the following years?

  • 1st October 2013 - 30th September 2014;
  • 1st October 2014 - 30th September 2015;
  • 1st October 2015 - 30th September 2016;
  • 1st October 2016 - 30th September 2017; and
  • 1st October 2017 - 30th September 2018

2.  What is the total number of potholes which have been filled by your council in each of of the following years?

  • 1st October 2013 - 30th September 2014;
  • 1st October 2014 - 30th September 2015;
  • 1st October 2015 - 30th September 2016;
  • 1st October 2016 - 30th September 2017; and
  • 1st October 2017 - 30th September 2018;

3.  What is the total amount of pothole compensation claims that have been made against your council in each of the following years?

  • 1st October 2013 - 30th September 2014;
  • 1st October 2014 - 30th September 2015;
  • 1st October 2015 - 30th September 2016;
  • 1st October 2016 - 30th September 2017; and
  • 1st October 2017 - 30th September 2018;

4.  What is the total amount of pothole compensation claims that have been successful upheld when made against your council in each of the following years?

  • 1st October 2013 - 30th September 2014;
  • 1st October 2014 - 30th September 2015;
  • 1st October 2015 - 30th September 2016;
  • 1st October 2016 - 30th September 2017; and
  • 1st October 2017 - 30th September 2018;

5.  What has been the total cost to your council as a result of compensation payments relating to claims made as a result of vehicle damage related to roads/potholes in each of the following years?

  • 1st October 2013 - 30th September 2014;
  • 1st October 2014 - 30th September 2015;
  • 1st October 2015 - 30th September 2016;
  • 1st October 2016 - 30th September 2017; and
  • 1st October 2017 - 30th September 2018; and

6.  What has been the average pay-out for successfully upheld compensation claims, as a result of vehicle damage related to roads/potholes, in each of the following years?

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