Claims made against Council for road potholes

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Christopher Tucker

Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you provide statistics about the number of people who have attempted, successfully or unsuccessfully, to make a claim to yourselves for vehicle damage or personal injury caused by a pothole in 2018 and so far in 2019. If possible, I would also like to know the amount of the compensation awarded by the Council for these aforementioned dates.

Yours faithfully,

Christopher Tucker

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Tucker

 

We write further to your Freedom of Information request in which you
asked:

 

" Please could you provide statistics about the number of people who have
attempted, successfully or unsuccessfully, to make a claim to yourselves
for vehicle damage or personal injury caused by a pothole in 2018 and so
far in 2019. If possible, I would also like to know the amount of the
compensation awarded by the Council for these aforementioned dates."

 

We can advise that for the period 2018 – 2019 to date, Wirral Council have
received 102 pothole claims.  A total of £3398.58 in compensation has been
paid in this period.

 

We trust this information is of interest to you.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

Business Management - ICT

Treasury Building

Argyle Street

Birkenhead

Wirral

CH41 1AH

 

Tel: 0151 691 8201

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