Bbc News - Girl Asks Queen To Stop Crown Estate Evictions

Properties being sold across UK The Crown Estate owns approximately 750 directly let residential properties across the UK on its rural portfolio In Lincolnshire, the Crown Estate is proposing to sell about 29 properties - 12 of which were already vacant In Somerset it is proposing to sell about 45 properties - seven of which were already vacant Proposed sales involve about 30 locations across the UK including places like Dunster and Taunton in West Somerset and Billingborough in Lincolnshire Source: The Crown Estate "But we are talking about the Crown Estate that has always been the guardian of residential properties and always provided affordable housing." Mr Wright has lived in his home in Swaton, Lincolnshire, for 22 years and estimates he has spent 30,000 on renovations. "We have made it more valuable and now we are being asked to leave," he said. "We spent thousands on the basis of a verbal assurance that the Crown don't kick you out as long as you pay the rent. "There's absolutely no compassion for the people. BBC News - Girl asks Queen to stop Crown Estate evictions Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than the owner of this site are marked with the Broker Reciprocity logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. 2014, Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, Inc. 56401 Homes for Sale They are not bothered. We are just numbers." Jasmine is waiting for a reply to her letter Profits from the Crown Estate are paid to the Treasury, which then gives 15% to the Queen . Mr Wright's daughter Jasmine, 12, wrote to the Queen, saying: "As you have lived at Buckingham Palace for so long I thought you might understand how we feel." There are about 65 Crown Estate properties in Swaton and Mr Wright knows of five families being evicted. Andy Dunlop, vice chairman of Swaton Parish Council, said: "They turned up here in their 50,000 German off roader to tell us that the government needed money and they had been told to make savings. "They are heartless and they haven't thought it through." Andy Dunlop said The Crown Estate is heartless Paul Clark, director at the Crown Estate, said tenants in all areas are being given the option to buy their homes.

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