Government gives councils £500m to fix ten million potholes


The government has given councils £500m to fix potholes in the country’s roads, after research found motorists believe them to be a bigger problem than drink driving. The Department for Transport has allocated the money for highways maintenance, with the funding expected to fix the equivalent of 10m potholes. It is the second instalment from the £2.5bn Potholes Fund, providing £500m a year between 2020/21 and 2024/25, announced by the Chancellor in the 2020 Budget – and is part of […]