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Road Maintenance

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many motorists have submitted claim forms for damage done to their vehicles due to pot holes on roads in the last three years; and how many received compensation for damages. (86388)

The number of vehicle damage compensation claims related to potholes received by the Department for Regional Development over the last three years and the number for which vehicle compensation was paid are set out in the following table.

Pothole claims received

Compensation paid

2003-04

940

586

2004-05

667

429

2005-06

668

364