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Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Kennedy of Cradley Baroness Kennedy of Cradley Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government which local authorities have so far been allocated funds from the Pothole Action Fund.

Photo of Baroness Sugg Baroness Sugg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

To date the Department has allocated £120 million from the Pothole Action Fund to all the local highway authorities in England, outside London, with the exception of Birmingham, Sheffield and the Isle of Wight as they have operational highway maintenance Private Finance Initiative contracts. Details of this funding can be found in the announcements of 7 April 2016 and 13 January 2016 on the Department’s website (

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