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CPO compensation – how much will the landowner get?

If someone’s land is compulsorily acquired to deliver a public benefit, it is accepted that they should receive fair compensation. But what that “fair compensation” equates to, is far from straight forward. How is compensation calculated? The principle of equivalence is key to determining compensation – a landowner should be left in no worse, and

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Reacting to a CPO – what do you need to do?

In the second of our series on compulsory purchase, we turn to what you should do if your property is at risk of compulsory acquisition. The first thing to do is brace yourself – the process is long, often slow and can frequently feel stacked against you. There are, though, key steps which can, and