Decision details

Department for Transport Pothole Action Fund 2020/21

Reference: D52670

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To inject into the capital programme and approve the spending of £5,542,873 pothole grant funding in accordance with the requirements of the Department for Transport.


The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation) :


a)  Approved the injection of £5,542,873 into the Capital Programme funded from the DfT Pothole capital grant 2020/21.


b)  Gave authority to incur expenditure of £5,542,873 on carriageway maintenance, to repair potholes and prevent potholes forming.  This will be made up of £4,819,889 works costs and £722,984 fees, funded from Government Grant, as detailed in Appendix A.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Ward Councillors and Town and Parish Councils are consulted on an annual basis, this is then used to inform the decisions taken regarding streets included within the annual works programme, and those also included to spend any additional funding which may be received throughout the year. This year the consultation was carried out between 1st and 31st July 2020.


All ward members, All Town and Parish Councils

Contact: Richard Hobson 0113 378 7318 Email:

Publication date: 21/01/2021

Date of decision: 29/01/2021

Effective from: 06/02/2021

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