So money has been allocated to fix the potholes in our roads caused by the bad weather.
But we all know that no sooner have the potholes become filled in than they will reappear. Surely the long term answer is to look after our roads properly.
Why do we not see the roads resurfaced with Tarmac instead of looking like patchwork quilts?
Last week's Letter of the week: 'I'm sick of all of Sunderland's has beens and never beens'