The main power at a local authority’s disposal to sell land is found in section 123 Local Government Act 1972. The power provides that a local authority may dispose of land in any way that it wishes subject to the requirement that if the disposal is of freehold land or by way of lease for […]
Perhaps unsurprisingly Mrs James eschewed the delights of the Public Accounts Committee grilling the IPA and Local Partnerships on PFI handback preparedness in favour of “Bridgerton”. So I settled down in front of my laptop with some strong coffee, despite suggestions from others that something even stronger might be needed. 44 minutes in and I […]
Freeths would like to invite you to our ‘Real Estate: Repurposing Town Centres’ webinar, which is part of our programme of short, free webinars for lawyers and officers working in Local Government. During this webinar, Nathan Holden and Mitchell Ball, will take you on a tour of the key legal tools at local authorities’ disposal […]
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