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Rights of Way

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL4235, tabled on 19 January 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of historic rights of way which will not have been recorded by the time of the cut-off in 2026, broken down by (1) routes where claims have been submitted, and (2) routes for which claims have not been submitted.

Answered on

27 January 2015

The Government has not made any assessment of the number of historical public rights of way which will not have been recorded by the time of the cut-off date in 2026. Any assessment would depend on a number of unknown variables and could only be made at a disproportionate cost.

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