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Who Owns England? by Guy Shrubsole review – why this land Who Owns England? by Guy Shrubsole review – why this land Who Owns England? by Guy Shrubsole review – why this land Apr 28, 2019Richard Benyon, current owner of Englefield (and in receipt of £278,180 taxpayer-funded farm subsidies), is the richest of the current crop of. May 10, 2019In England, land ownership is “our oldest, darkest, best-kept secret”. Guy Shrubsole, an activist for Friends of the Earth, has dedicated the. Who Owns England? book. Read 90 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 'A formidable, brave and important book' Robert MacfarlaneWho o... Apr 28, 2019Who Owns England? by Guy Shrubsole review — taking on the landowners. A passionate author rails against the way land is owned in. Shrubsole deduces that 30% of England's land is owned by the aristocracy and gentry (old money); 18% by private companies; 17% by wealthy individuals, many of whom don't live in England (new money); 8.5% by the state, such as local government, the Ministry of Defence and Forestry Commission; 5% by homeowners; 2% by conservation charities; 1.4% by the Crown;.
Jun 09, 2022An exhilarating book on one of the most fundamental issues for better urbanism analyses who owns most of England, and comes up with an agenda of badly needed reforms. The book starts with the fascinating history of how we the people lost control of our land. As little as 5.5% of England is occupied by homes, including gardens so even in our. Apr 04, 2019Guy Shrubsole Who Owns England?: How We lost Our Green and Pleasant Land – And How to Take It Back (London: William Collins, 2019), pp. 376 ISBN: 9780008321673 £20 (Release: May 2019) To call this book alarmist you don’t need to be particularly perceptive. It’s very much in your face. Aug 19, 2019In Who Owns England?, Guy Shrubsole describes how his campaigning interests – from environmental damage on agricultural land to housing shortages in London – led him to wonder who owns the land in England.Getting an answer proved difficult which made him all the more determined to pursue the subject. He and data journalist Anna Powell-Smith have. In Guy Shrubsole's "Who Owns England?" that question and its answer become a whine after half of the book is read. Indeed, the reader who is interested in English land laws and the identity of its owners will find a wealth of revealing information, e.g., the opacity of land title information, the monarchy's and aristocracy's ownership of huge swaths of urban (i.e., central London) and. Amazon.com: Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back eBook : Shrubsole, Guy: Kindle Store