Roads compensation 1990-2015 inclusive

Lee Jefferson made this Freedom of Information request to Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please kindly provide us with details of compensation payments for damage caused
due to poor condition of roads (potholes, etc) by year from 1990 to 2015 inclusive.

1. Total claims for compensation your council received for year.
2. Total claims your council paid out compensation for year.
3. Highest single amount paid out in compensation for year.
4. Lowest single amount paid out in compensation for year.
5. Average amount paid out in compensation for year.
6. Total compensation paid out for year.

For helpful reference we provide equivalent data supplied by other councils:

Westminster City Council

Barnet Borough Council

Yours faithfully,

Lee Jefferson

FOI, Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Requestor,   

RE: - Request For Information

Thank you for your request for information held by Rochdale Council which
was received by us on 18^th May 2018 regarding pothole compensation.

I write to advise you that your request has been allocated to the
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under the Freedom of Information Act.
Under the Act we are required to provide a response within 20 working days
however we do endeavour to provide a response at the earliest opportunity.

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Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Unit

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Alison Winter, Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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Good Morning Mr Jefferson


Please find attached the response to your below FOI request.





Alison Winter

Insurance Officer

Finance Support Services




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Rochdale Borough Council

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Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU


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Dear Alison Winter,

Thanks very much for this information which concludes our request.

Yours sincerely,

Lee Jefferson