How many reports of blocked footpaths did the Council receive in 2010 and 2011?

A Brown made this Freedom of Information request to Essex County Council

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Dear Essex County Council,

Please can you advise on the number of reports of blocked
footpaths (public rights of way) that Essex County Council received during the years 2010 and to date this year (2011).

Yours faithfully,

A Brown

Ruth Byford Research & Analysis Officer, Essex County Council

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Internal Audit & Risk Management
Essex County Council | telephone: 01245 435944 | extension: 55944 | email:
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Robin Wallbank Public Rights of Way Engineer, Essex County Council

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Dear Mr Brown

Thank you for your request for information as noted below, which was
received by Essex County Council on 17 December 2011;

"Please can you advise on the number of reports of blocked footpaths
(public rights of way) that Essex County Council received during the years
2010 and to date this year (2011)".

I can inform you that in the time frame you request, there were 717
recorded reports of 'Obstruction' recorded on our system.  In order for us
to be more accurate with your request we would need further clarification
as to your meaning of "blocked".

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Robin Wallbank

PRoW Maintenance Engineer

West Area Highways


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