Sub-£25,000 Bills Rubber-Stamped for Payment by Highways England

Having yet to receive an accurately priced over-threshold (£10,000) contractor bill from Highways England, despite the Public Authority having paid the invoice and demanding payment of same, we sought an explanation of the process. The initial response was that to reconcile charges pre-payment would be too expensive! We obtained some further clarification: Before the final costs come through to HE, […]

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Midlands & East of England Road Maintenance Targets Missed

Highways England roads in the Midlands and the East of England have missed road maintenance targets, according to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR). 31/01/2019 – benchmarking-highways-england-2018-progress-report Every region has exceeded the target to keep at least 97% of the network available for traffic in each of the first three years of the road period. By contrast, figure 3 […]

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