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Alan Plummer

All change at the Agricultural Land Tribunal

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Last month we saw the abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board in England. This month we have seen the demise of the seven agricultural land tribunals in England, specialist bodies known to few outside the farming community. Agricultural land tribunals have...

When the grain hits the fan...

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If nothing else, there looks like being a bumper crop of contract disputes this year. The difficulties with harvest have been reported on widely (see the BBC's bank holiday coverage ) and the quality - particularly of wheat - is variable. Many grain...

On rents and rules and ruing the day...

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The Tenant Farmers Association have put out a strongly-worded press release about the hard-line approach being taken by the Crown Estate on rents. The full press release is here. The thrust of the TFA’s message is that the Crown Estate seems to...