Issue details

Executive Response to Review of highways maintenance - pothole repairs

To agree the executive response to the recommendations from the review of highways maintenance – pothole repairs.


The review was commissioned by the general scrutiny committee who appointed a task and finish group to consider the highway maintenance plan and seek to address concerns expressed within the community about the potential mismatch between policy and practice on pothole repairs.  The review made a number of recommendations.  It is proposed that all of the recommendations are accepted, with the exception of recommendations 6, 8and 14, which are partially agreed, and recommendations 11 and 13 which are recommendations that executive cannot implement or require agreed in principle. Full responses are set out in appendix 3.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/08/2019

Decision due: 29 October 2019 by Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Lead member: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place

Department: Economy and Place

Contact: Tim Brown, Democratic services officer Email: Tel: 01432 260239, Clive Hall, Acting Assistant Director for Highways and Transport Email: Tel: 01432 260786.