Pothole statistics

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

I am writing to gain information under the freedom of information act on the following:

1) How many potholes were reported in 2018?
2) How many potholes were reported in 2019?
3) How many potholes were reported in 2020?

4) How many potholes were repaired in 2018?
5) How many potholes were repaired in 2019?
6) How many potholes were repaired in 2020?

7) How many pothole compensation claims were received in 2018?
8) How many pothole compensation claims were received in 2019?
9) How many pothole compensation claims were received in 2020?

10) How many pothole compensation claims were paid out in 2018?
11) How many pothole compensation claims were paid out in 2019?
12) How many pothole compensation claims were paid out in 2020?

13)How many pothole compensation claims were rejected in 2018?
14) How many pothole compensation claims were rejected in 2019?
15) How many pothole compensation claims were rejected in 2020?

16) How much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation claims in 2018?
17) Hw much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation claims in 2019?
18) How much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation claims in 2020?

19) What was the budget for repairing potholes in 2018?
20) What was the budget for repairing potholes in 2019?
21) What was the budget for repairing potholes in 2020?

22) How much did the council spend on repairing potholes in 2018?
23) How much did the council spend on repairing potholes in 2019?
24) How much did the council spend on repairing potholes in 2020?

25) How many hours were spent on repairing potholes in 2018?
26) How many hours were spent on repairing potholes in 2019?
27) How many hours were spent on repairing potholes in 2020?

Yours faithfully,

Henry Smith

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Thank you for your recent FOI / EIR request. Please find attached an acknowledgement for this request.

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WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Dear Henry Smith

Thank you for your request for information received on 25th February.

Unfortunately we cannot identify the information you have requested from the details you have provided. To help us respond to your request could you please respond to the following clarification:

In regards to compensation claims could you clarify if you are requesting information concerning Personal Injury, Property Damage or both?

Once we receive your clarification, we will consider your request and respond to you.

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact us.

Yours sincerely

CORPORATE INFORMATION GOVERNANCE UNIT

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Dear WWW: FOI,

I am requesting data relating to compensation claims for both property damage and personal injury claims as a result of potholes.

Yours sincerely,

Henry

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Dear Henry Smith

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 25th February 2021.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:

 

We acknowledge your response to our request for clarification received on
1st March in which you stated that compensation claims are to include
property damage and personal injury claims as a result of potholes.

 

1) How many potholes were reported in 2018?

 

858

 

2) How many potholes were reported in 2019?

 

646

 

3) How many potholes were reported in 2020?

 

621

 

4) How many potholes were repaired in 2018?

 

5,677

 

5) How many potholes were repaired in 2019?

 

5,003

 

6) How many potholes were repaired in 2020?

 

4,975

 

7) How many pothole compensation claims were received in 2018?

 

66

 

8) How many pothole compensation claims were received in 2019?

 

41

 

9) How many pothole compensation claims were received in 2020?

 

46

 

10) How many pothole compensation claims were paid out in 2018?

 

13

 

11) How many pothole compensation claims were paid out in 2019?

 

7

 

12) How many pothole compensation claims were paid out in 2020?

 

4

 

13)How many pothole compensation claims were rejected in 2018?

 

40

 

14) How many pothole compensation claims were rejected in 2019?

 

26

 

15) How many pothole compensation claims were rejected in 2020?

 

34

 

16) How much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation
claims in 2018?

 

£8,354.33

 

17) How much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation
claims in 2019?

 

£1,858.35

 

18) How much did the council pay out for pothole inflicted compensation
claims in 2020?

 

£8,287.14    

 

NB In respect of questions 19 to 21, CCBC highways does not allocate a
budget specifically for carriageway pothole repairs by calendar year.  The
budget is allocated by financial year covering all highway routine repairs
across all assets.  The annual allocations for this budget are included
below.

 

19) What was the budget for repairing potholes in 2018?

 

Annual routine repairs budget 2018/19 - £936,000

 

20) What was the budget for repairing potholes in 2019?

 

Annual routine repairs budget 2019/20 - £940,500

 

21) What was the budget for repairing potholes in 2020?

 

Annual routine repairs budget 2020/21 - £969,489

 

22) How much did the council spend on repairing potholes in 2018?

 

£458,501

 

23) How much did the council spend on repairing potholes in 2019?

 

£324,151

 

24) How much did the council spend on repairing potholes in 2020?

 

£372,852

 

25) How many hours were spent on repairing potholes in 2018?

 

Not recorded

 

26) How many hours were spent on repairing potholes in 2019?

 

Not recorded

 

27) How many hours were spent on repairing potholes in 2020?

 

Not recorded

 

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