Manorial rights

Inquiry status: Deadline for written evidence was 5 September 2014, the Committee is still accepting written submissions

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The Justice Committee wrote both to the Law Commission and the Government asking whether there were plans to review the law concerning manorial rights in order to consider whether such rights should be abolished. There are currently no such plans to do so. Therefore the Committee has decided to carry out a short inquiry into manorial rights in order to instigate a debate on the current situation and inform any possible future review.


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  • 15 Oct 2014 - Manorial rights - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF310 KB) HC 999 | Published 20 Oct 2014

    Evidence given by Kim Thomas and Amanda White, The Peasants' Revolt; Rhun ap Iorwerth, Assembly Member for Ynys Môn; Albert Owen, Member of Parliament for Ynys Môn; David Towns, Director, Bond Dickinson LLP; Roger Tetlow, Senior Legal Adviser, Country Land and Business Association; Timothy Troman, Chartered Mineral Surveyor, Wardell Armstrong LLP; Professor Judith Bray, University of Buckingham and Christopher Jessel, retired solicitor