Newham spent more on compensation than the top 7 boroughs combined

Newham spent more on claims than the top 7 boroughs combined Photo: ITN

Newham Council paid out more on compensation claims than the top 7 boroughs combined: a staggering £188,864.

Money spent on compensation claims by borough:

Newham - 188,864

Barnet - 88,491

Wandsworth - 22,451

Westminster - 21,690

Greenwich - 20,345

Kingston upon Thames - 14,894

Lambeth - 8,792

Haringey - 7,888

Harrow - 6,883

Hounslow - 6,656

Lewisham - 5,130

Hammersmith & Fulham - 4,910

Enfield - 3,041

Southwark - 3,027

Barking & Dagenham - 2,416

Waltham Forest - 2,220

Hillingdon - 1,686

Merton - 1,600

Hackney - 952

Redbridge - 728

Richmond upon Thames - 384Ealing - 0

Other councils did not provide the required information.

Barnet received 1772 complaints about potholes in 2013 Credit: ITN

Through a Freedom of Information request, ITV London learned that four London councils received over 1000 complaints about potholes in 2013:

Complaints during 2013 about potholes:

Barnet - 1,772

Haringey - 1,766

Wandsworth - 1,654

Hounslow - 1,066

Harrow - 897

Kingston upon Thames - 806

Richmond upon Thames - 803

Ealing - 776

Westminster - 726

Enfield - 697

Redbridge - 687

Sutton - 369

Camden - 354

Greenwich - 312

Bexley - 296

Southwark - 207

Hackney - 108

Lewisham - 92

Hammersmith & Fulham - 27

Lambeth - 13

Other councils did not provide the required information.