Highways England – Who is Telling the Truth?

Contradictions do not exist.
Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises.
You will find that one of them is wrong“. Ayn Rand


Area 10 – Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald (BBMM)

Highways England say:

  • there is NOT a schedule of rates for above threshold (£10,000) claims (source)

Highways England’s witness, a former Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald employee informs the Court:

  • there IS a schedule of rates for above threshold (£10,000) claims but
  • these are subsidized by the monthly lump sum payment (source).

Their positions on the issue are diametrically opposed. More information here:

FoIA to Highways England re Area 10.

Unanswered Area 10 questions

Area 10 Rates Exist



Areas 6, 8 and 9 – Kier Highways Ltd – Area Support Contract (ASC’s) 

Highways England say:

  • there is NOT a schedule of rates for claims (source)

Highways England’s auditors, the National Audit Office, state:

there IS a schedule of rates for claims (source)

More information here:

Mythical Rates

175 FoIA requests for

More evidence of rate existence


Related FoIA request: The Schedule of Damage to Crown Property Rates – Area 10

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