Decision details

Decision Maker: Farms Estate Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

(a)  Topshayes Farm, Aylesbeare

 

RESOLVED

 

(i)     that the tenancy of Topshayes Farm, Aylesbeare be offered to Mr IP as a progression tenancy on the subject to contract terms and conditions proposed;

 

(ii)    that the 26.74 acres or thereabouts of land at Thorne Farm, Ottery St Mary be offered to Mr IP for an initial term of up to three and a half years and on a  Farm Business Tenancy Agreement commencing 1 October 2021 and terminating 25 March 2025, subject to terms being agreed;

 

(iii)   that Mr IP be required to surrender his tenancy of Thorndon Farm, Broadwoodwidger with effect from 25 March 2022; and

 

(iv)  that Thorndon Farm, Broadwoodwidger be advertised to let on the open market to new entrants as a starter farm for a term of seven years commencing 25 March 2022 and terminating 25 March 2029, subject to terms being agreed.

 

(b)  Higher Artiscombe Farm, Gulworthy

 

No internal applications for Higher Artiscombe Farm having been received,  Members discussed advertising the farm on the open market as a new entrant opportunity in the alternative.

 

RESOLVED hat Higher Artiscombe Farm, Gulworthy be advertised to let on the open market to new entrants as a starter farm for a term of seven years commencing 25 March 2022 and terminating 25 March 2029, subject to terms being agreed.

 

Publication date: 30/09/2021

Date of decision: 27/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 27/09/2021 - Farms Estate Committee