Hertfordshire County Council pays over £1million on claims for highways defects

PUBLISHED: 18:05 19 October 2015 | UPDATED: 18:05 19 October 2015

Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council

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Hertfordshire County Council have paid over £1million on claims due to highways defects in just two-and-a-half years, it has emerged.

The information was obtained by Liberal Democrat leader Stephen Giles-Medhurst, and revealed there were 1228 injury claim payouts up to August 31, 2015, which cost Hertfordshire County Council £718,866.

A further £296,060 was also spent on non-injury claims, which was mainly damage to wheels and tyres.

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