Commentary

53 Requirement to provide smallholdings

ALLOTMENTS, SMALLHOLDINGS AND GARDENS vol 2(3)
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53 Requirement to provide smallholdings

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2: PROVISION OF SMALLHOLDINGS

53 Requirement to provide smallholdings

Smallholdings authorities1 must make it their general aim, having regard to the general interests of agriculture2 and of good estate management, to provide opportunities for persons to be farmers on their own account by letting holdings limited in size so as to provide full-time employment for not more than the occupier and one other man3 to persons satisfying certain requirements4. The Local Government Association refer to their holdings as ‘county farms’.

Since a change in government policy in 1995, an increasing number of councils have sold

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