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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 2018.

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Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport) 12:00 am, 22nd November 2018

I am well aware of my hon. Friend’s interest in technology and the potential ways in which it can improve productivity. He is absolutely right, and I encourage all councils to use technology better as far as possible for residents to report road-related problems. As he will be aware, they do so in Hampshire, where the county council uses an online reporting tool, but the Department has also done work to support this, not least through assistance to Cycling UK to revamp its pothole reporting website.