Dear Hertfordshire County Council,

Please kindly provide us with details of compensation payments to motorists due to damage caused to their vehicles due to poor condition of roads (potholes, etc.) during 2017.

1: Total claims for compensation your council received.
2: Total claims your council paid out compensation for.
3: Highest single amount your council paid out in compensation.
4: Lowest single amount your council paid out in compensation.
5: Average single amount your council paid out in compensation.
6: Total compensation your council paid out during the year.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Amanda Hart

Information Governance,

 

 

 

Subject: Request for information FOI/ENV/02/18/14996

 

Dear Amanda Hart

 

Reference number: FOI/ENV/02/18/14996

 

Thank you for your correspondence of the 16/02/18   requesting the
following information:

 

Please kindly provide us with details of compensation payments to
motorists due to damage caused to their vehicles due to poor condition of
roads (potholes, etc.) during 2017.

 

1: Total claims for compensation your council received.

2: Total claims your council paid out compensation for.

3: Highest single amount your council paid out in compensation.

4: Lowest single amount your council paid out in compensation.

5: Average single amount your council paid out in compensation.

6: Total compensation your council paid out during the year.

 

Your request for information is being considered under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations 2004.  We
will respond to your request as quickly as possible, and by close of
15/03/2018 at the latest.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact

us, quoting the reference number above.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Access Team

Postal Point  CHN 305

Hertfordshire County Council,

Pegs Lane

County Hall

Hertfordshire  SG13 8DE

t: 01992 555848

 

Email: [1][Hertfordshire County Council request email]

 

 

 

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Information Governance,

Dear Amanda Hart

 

Reference number: FOI/ENV/02/18/14996

 

On 16/02/18 we received the following request for information from you:

 

Please kindly provide us with details of compensation payments to
motorists due to damage caused to their vehicles due to poor condition of
roads (potholes, etc.) during 2017.

 

1: Total claims for compensation your council received.

2: Total claims your council paid out compensation for.

3: Highest single amount your council paid out in compensation.

4: Lowest single amount your council paid out in compensation.

5: Average single amount your council paid out in compensation.

6: Total compensation your council paid out during the year.

 

 

Your request for information has been considered under the Freedom of
Information Act. I can confirm that Hertfordshire County Council does
hold  the information you have requested and can respond as follows:

 

1: Total claims for compensation your council received.

 

1,260

 

2: Total claims your council paid out compensation for.

 

240

 

3: Highest single amount your council paid out in compensation.

 

£5,540

 

4: Lowest single amount your council paid out in compensation.

 

£15

 

5: Average single amount your council paid out in compensation.

 

£342.31

 

6: Total compensation your council paid out during the year.

 

£82,154.57

Note - Above amount includes legal expenses, solicitor’s cost, other
expenses etc.

 

 

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, quoting
the reference above. To find out more about Freedom of Information, please
visit http://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/your-cou...

 

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request for information you may request an internal review of the request.
This will be carried out by a member of the County Council Legal Services
Team, who has had no prior involvement with the request. Requests for an
internal review should be sent to the Information Governance Unit at the
address above.

 

If you are unhappy with the outcome of the internal review you are
entitled to ask the Information Commissioner to investigate your
complaint. You should write to: FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution, Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

Information Access Team

Postal Point  CHN 305

Hertfordshire County Council,

Pegs Lane

County Hall

Hertfordshire  SG13 8DE

t: 01992 555848

 

Email: [Hertfordshire County Council request email]

 

 

 

****Disclaimer****

The information in this message should be regarded as confidential and is
intended for the addressee only unless explicitly stated. If you have
received this message in error it must be deleted and the sender notified.
The views expressed in this message are personal and not necessarily those
of Hertfordshire County Council unless explicitly stated. Please be aware
that emails sent to or received from Hertfordshire County Council may be
intercepted and read by the council. Interception will only occur to
ensure compliance with council policies or procedures or regulatory
obligations, to prevent or deter crime, or for the purposes of essential
maintenance or support of the email system.

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