Compensation payouts due to poor condition of roads in 2016

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Dear Kent County Council,

Please provide me with details of compensation payments to motorists due to damage caused to their vehicles due to poor condition of roads (potholes, etc.) during 2016.

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,

Mr Powell.


Information request
Our reference: 1205236


Dear Mr Powell
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your email. Kent County Council acknowledges your request
for information that was received on 17 February 2018.
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. Assuming KCC holds this information, we will endeavour to supply the
data to you as soon as possible but no later than 16 March 2018.
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Strategic and Corporate Services
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Kent County Council

Dear Mr Powell


Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000, relating to Compensation Payments in 2016. I
am pleased to provide the response below:


 1. 1,144 to date
 2. 124 to date
 3. £5,406.52 to date
 4. £18.27 to date
 5. £252.79 to date
 6. £31,346.49 to date


If you are unhappy with this response, and believe KCC has not complied
with legislation, please ask for a review by following our complaints
process; details can be found at this link
on our website. Please quote reference 1205236.


If you still remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you can
appeal to the Information Commissioner, who oversees compliance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Details of what you need to do, should
you wish to pursue this course of action, are available from the
Information Commissioner’s website [2]


Yours sincerely


Kirsty-Leigh Robertson| Information Access Officer  | Information
Resilience & Transparency Team | Room 2.87, Sessions House, Maidstone |
Tel 03000 418301 | Fax 03000 420303 |


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