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Smallholdings estates

Part of Agriculture Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:00 pm on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby 2:00 pm, 5th March 2020

Are there any examples of where local authorities have sold the farms but to the tenants so that they can become owner-occupiers—a sort of right-to-buy scheme —or are the farms being sold off outside the sphere of those tenants?