Council bill for pothole damage in Birmingham rises four-fold



Above: The Mail's Graeme Brown checks out Brum's potholes
Drivers in Birmingham claimed more than £16,000 for pothole damage against the city council last year, new figures reveal.
Drivers made 213 claims in 2015 -16 - with just under a quarter (48) of them being approved.
The amount paid out is four times up from the year before, where the council awarded £4,217, when just 10 per cent of claims were successful.
The figures, published by the RAC Foundation, give a breakdown of the number of claims against councils across the UK.
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