Potholes and road defects

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Good afternoon,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information act:

1. The total number of potholes and/or road defects reported in your local area, broken down by month for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021 to date.
2. The total number of potholes and/or road defects fixed by the council, broken down by month for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021 to date.
3. The amount of money spent by the council on fixing potholes and/or road defects broken down by year, for 2019, 2020 and 2021 (calendar years if possible, please).
4. The total amount of money paid out in compensation due to potholes and/or road defects, broken down by year for 2019, 2020, 2021 (calendar years if possible, please).
5. And if possible, please can you give an indication of the amount of time taken to fix a single pothole (from starting work on the fix to the road being open again)?

If limited by time, please prioritise in order of Q1, Q2, Q3, etc.

If possible, please provide data in an Excel format.

Any queries, please let me know.

Best wishes,

Newport City Council

Dear Sir/Madam

Thank you for your request for information about :

Potholes and road defects

Received on 01/09/2021

This request has been formally logged in our FOI management system and has been assigned the reference REQ09368.
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Black, Karen (Complaint Resolution Officer), Newport City Council

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Dear Ms Ostrolenk


Please find attached the Council’s response to your recent Freedom of
Information request.




Cofion Cynnes/Kind regards,

Karen Black

Swyddog Datrys Cwynion/Complaint Resolution Officer

Ymholiadau'r Aelodau/Customer Experience

Gwasanaethau'r Ddinas/City Services

Cyngor Dinas Casnewydd/Newport City Council

 Rhif ffôn/Phone number: 01633 656656



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