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The Future of Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs)

November 3, 2016
By Cian Bryan

CPOs are an important tool for local authorities wishing to assemble complex sites and to bring forward land for development.  Whilst this mechanism has a long history within the planning system, in recent decades, local authorities have been reluctant to use CPOs as part of a proactive planning strategy.  CPOs can be an emotive issue,… Read more »