Region’s pothole problem revealed as 60,000 complaints reported

Local authorities in the East Midlands receive a complaint to fix a pothole every eight minutes, according to new Freedom of Information figures gathered by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

In total, just under £119m has been spent fixing damaged roads and holes in the region over 2018/19 – £1.5m more when compared to the previous year.

More than £326,000 has been paid out in compensation to claimants in the region that had thei... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...