“Herfordshire contractors rewarded for failure”

PUBLISHED: 08:04 16 April 2016 | UPDATED: 09:30 18 April 2016

A dirty road sign to Welwyn Garden City Golf Club

A dirty road sign to Welwyn Garden City Golf Club


County Hall road contractors are being rewarded with millions of pounds for doing a bad job, according to a Welwyn Hatfield councillor.

Councillor Malcolm Cowan has claimed the county council’s “one-off restoration programme”, costing up to £3million, rewards contractors for their poor work.

But the council claims its contractors are exceeding their performance targets.

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