- Nil compensation for lost remuneration in compulsory purchase (Bishop v TfL)
- Original news
- What is the significance of the decision for acquiring authorities and landowners?
- What is the legislative background to the case?
- What is the factual background to the case?
- What was the rational for the tribunal’s compensation award?
- The claim for lost remuneration
Planning analysis: In Bishop v Transport for London (TfL), the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (the tribunal) assessed the sum which it considered to be fair compensation for loss of remuneration for the compulsory purchase of land for the Crossrail project as nil. It concluded that the claimants’ loss of remuneration was not caused by the acquisition of the land, and that their business was both unprofitable and unsustainable long before the notice of entry was given.
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