WHO OWNS THE LAND?




Land Reform

In the UK, farm subsidies mean that every household in Britain hands £245 a year to the richest people in the country.

In Scotland, for example, 432 people own half the private rural land


A third of Britain STILL belongs to the aristocrats.

Sporting estates where the super-rich shoot grouse and stags are exempt from business rates.

Rural landowners are usually excused capital gains tax, inheritance tax and the first five years of income tax.



The Scottish Government has announced a land reform programme.

The Scottish government will consider breaking up large land holdings "when they impede the prospects of local people."

Continued here: We are starting to learn who owns Britain


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