Potholes and Public parks

Potholes
• How many reports and complaints about potholes have you received in each year since 2009/10?

2010 – 176,357
2011 – 125,314
2012 – 106,254
2013 – 89,159
2014 – 61,829
2015 – 46,195
2016 – 71,743
2017 – 64,248
2018 – 30,408 (up to 27 March)

• How much was spent on resurfacing and fixing potholed roads in each year since 2009/10?

This information is available online in Devon County Council Cabinet committee reports and can be viewed on the following links:

2010/11

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/Data/Cabinet/20110309/Agenda/pdf-EEC-11-36-HQ.pdf

2011/12

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/Data/Cabinet/20120314/Minutes/PDF-HTM-12-15.pdf

2012/13

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/Data/Cabinet/20130313/Minutes/PDF-HTM-13-23.pdf

2013/14

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/Data/Cabinet/20140312/Agenda/pdf-HCW-14-19.pdf

2014/15

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/Data/Cabinet/20150408/Agenda/pdf-HCW-15-27.pdf

2015/16

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/documents/s771/hcw1631.pdf

2016/17

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/documents/s7060/HCW1734.pdf

 

• How many carriageway safety inspections have been carried out in each since year 2009-10?

Devon County Council do not hold this information. Carriageway safety inspections are carried out with reference to the Highway Safety Manual which sets inspection frequency subject to the classification of the highway. This can be viewed online at:

https://www.devon.gov.uk/roadsandtransport/maintaining-roads/highways-safety-inspections/

• How many claims relating to vehicle damage and injury, caused by potholes or uneven surfaces, have been received in each year since 2009/10?

2009 – 657
2010 – 928
2011 – 619
2012 – 328
2013 – 745
2014 – 1005
2015 – 348
2016 – 490
2017 – 347

• What was the overall compensation provided by the council for successful claims relating to vehicle damage and injury as a result of potholes or uneven surfaces in each year since 2009/10?

2009 –£172,402
2010 –£234,782
2011 –£145,994
2012 –£73,181
2013 –£165,475
2014 –£234,964
2015 –£27,358
2016 –£35,033
2017 –£25,973

• Approximately what proportion of the roads in your area needed maintenance work because of uneven surfaces or potholes in each year since 2009/10?

Devon County Council do not hold this information

Public Parks
• How many public parks were managed or maintained by your local authority in each year since 2009-10?

2

• What is the total area of public park land that has been managed or maintained by your local authority in each year since 2009-10?

Grand Western Canal Country Park 50ha – Stover Country Park 114ha

• How much Local Authority money has been spent on maintaining parks or building new parks in each year since 2009-10?

Please see the table available in the link below:

https://devoncc.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/PublicDocs/InfoMgt/EUKGyItN-xpHk6-vZIc2yTIBjFDeHL7SSZEuU1j3QEMoVw?e=AQ9Qkr

 

• How many park managers have been employed, part time and/or full time, by your local authority in each year since 2009-10?

2 FTE

• How much money has your local authority made on charges to use park facilities in each year since 2009-10?

Entrance is Free – however car parking receipts can be found in table attached above.