FOI Request - Damage to Cars due to Potholes

Request 101003480538

1.  How much did the council pay out for damages to cars caused by potholes from 2020-2023 ? (by year if possible)

2.  How many claims did the council receive from motorists for damage to their cars from 2020-2023? (by year if possible)

3. How long on average does it take for the council to pay out money to those who have claimed for damages if their car is impacted by potholes?

Response 21-02-2024 

All information below is as at 29/02/2024. Please Note:  Payments are reimbursements for damage/loss through insurance – not compensation!

  2020/21 2021/22 2022/23 2023/24
1. Total amount of reimbursements £26893.01 £1284.52 £1067.79 £200
2. Total amount of claims made 41 47 21 14
3. Time to payment Not held. Information that is not held falls under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Information not held.

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