Up to 1-in-5 Roads in 'Poor' Condition; Highways Highlight Sizeable Differences in Performance of Councils across Services

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Up to 1-in-5 Roads in 'Poor' Condition; Highways Highlight Sizeable Differences in Performance of Councils across Services


Byline: TOM BODDEN

WREXHAM is among the worst counties in Wales for maintaining its roads, according to an annual performance report for the Welsh Government. The authority has 15% of its roads classed as being in poor condition, says a report which highlights wide variations in standards between councils across different service areas including roads, education, social services and housing.

Proportionally, Powys drivers fare even worse with 20% of roads classed as in poor condition, whereas Gwynedd boasted the best highways with just 6.4% classed in the category.

Some 13.5% of Welsh roads overall are poor, with the bad weather Service Cllr Hugh being blamed, said report authors the Welsh Local Government Authority.

Highways improvements will receive a pounds 60m boost in 2012-13, but that was not broken down by county.

Council tax payers face a patchwork quilt of quality in a range of services from one county to the next, the report revealed.

The best education scores by pupils aged 15-16 were recorded in Gwynedd. Denbighshire, Conwy,Wrexham, and Anglesey were also above the dip: Evans Welsh average.

In social services, Flintshire had the best record for adults supported in the community at 92.7% but Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey were below average. …

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