Decision details

Scrutiny Review of Road Repairs

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the report of the Place Scrutiny Committee on the Scrutiny Review of Road Repairs


58.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Place Scrutiny Committee and a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport with observations on the Scrutiny Committee’s report.

58.2     It was RESOLVED to:

            1) note the report of the Scrutiny Committee; and

            2) recommend the County Council to welcome the report of the Scrutiny Committee and to agree the response of the Director of  Communities, Economy and Transport to the recommendations and their implementation as set out in the action plan attached as Appendix 1 to the Director’s report.



58.3     The Scrutiny Review of Road Repairs is welcomed and in particular the opportunity afforded by this review to explain to Members how the service operates, the legislation and polices governing highway maintenance, and the Council’s approach to maintenance. The Scrutiny Review has highlighted a number of Member concerns about the current approach to road repairs and the maintenance of pavements and the Cabinet agreed to the implementation of the action plan as

detailed in appendix 1.

Report author: Martin Jenks

Publication date: 26/03/2021

Date of decision: 23/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 23/04/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/05/2019

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