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Pothole damage: Essex council told to pay repair bill

A driver turned detective to force a council to pay to repair damage to his car caused by a pothole.

Frank Cattrall was originally told Essex County Council would not pay the bill for so he took them to court and won.

Mr Cattrall used a Freedom of Information request to establish that the council knew about the pothole but had failed to repair it.

  • 17 Jan 2014
  • From the section Essex
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