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Eastbourne borough council

On 25 Feb 2017 at 9:27am Daily Male wrote:
So BEC are set to raise money by selling off their south downs property. Seems a little desperate to me like sawing up the furniture when you run out of firewood or pawning the PlayStation
On 25 Feb 2017 at 3:04pm Fairmeadow wrote:
All the county, borough and district councils certainly are desperate, given the huge cuts they have suffered.
Presumably Eastbourne get an income currently from the rents, but this is certainly an example of selling off the family silver. The amount Eastbourne say they expect to raise is huge, given that they are selling it with sitting agricultural tenants. The only buyers likely to pay that are those who have development ideas and ways round the supposedly restrictive covenants. The story as told by Cllr David Tutt literally doesn't add up.
On 25 Feb 2017 at 10:32pm Dexter wrote:
Sadly it is happening all over the country & is a continuation of the national government's policy to hand over ownership of public (your) assets to private ownership.

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