To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the total Highways Maintenance funding allocation was for (a) Hertfordshire Council, (b) Lancashire County Council, (c) Oxfordshire County Council, (d) Cumbria County Council and (e) Walsall Council in (i) 2019-20 and (ii) 2020-21.
13 January 2022
The Department for Transport provides funding by formula to all eligible local authorities, outside of London, to support the maintenance of the local road network, including Hertfordshire Council, Lancashire County Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Cumbria County Council, and Walsall Council. This funding is not ring-fenced, allowing local highway authorities to spend their allocations according to their own priorities.
Walsall Council is a constituent member of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). For both 2019/20 and 2020/21, all their formula funding for maintenance was paid directly to the Combined Authority so the table below lists the total funding provided to WMCA.