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MP tries to help Crown Estate tenants

Bridgwater MP Ian Liddell-Grainger is to meet the Chief Executive of the Crown Estate, to try to break the deadlock over plans to evict 45 of its properties in Somerset

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No compromise for Crown Estate tenants

Jeremy Browne's meeting with Crown Estate officials has failed to resolve the problem Credit: PA

A meeting between officials of the Crown Estate, who are threatening to evict 45 tenants from homes in Somerset and Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne, has failed to produce a compromise.

The Estate, whose income goes to the Treasury, insists it must sell the homes to raise money for investments elsewhere.

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