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Roads: Repairs and Maintenance

Volume 457: debated on Tuesday 6 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many local authorities in England and Wales were sued in 2006 for compensation for failure to properly maintain roads and highways by (a) organisations, (b) companies and (c) individuals. (124249)

The Department does not collect this information. However, the report “Highway Risk and Liability Claims”, produced in 2005 by the Roads and Highways Liability Claims Task Group, provides much relevant information. The report can be accessed on the UK Roads Liaison Group website at