In March 2020 the government announced an additional £5 billion investment called the Pothole Action Fund for England. However, the Asphalt Industry Alliance announced in their 26th annual report in 2021 that local authorities would require £12 billion extra to bring the local road network up to scratch.
Potholes have increased in frequency and numbers because a large portion of local authorities have been hit with unforeseen costs, England 43%
The number of potholes filled over the last year has dropped for the second successive year but is still high at 1.7 million.
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