THE Country Landowners Association unveiled plans to establish a permanent network of new public footpaths and bridleways to increase countryside access.
It rejected Government proposals to impose a statutory “right to roam” policy in England and Wales.
The most novel part of the plan was the “Open Country Permanent Path Agreements” to guarantee a permanent route between any points. Landowners would be able to vary routes to fit any agricultural or other land uses.
- The Daily Telegraph 03/06/98 page 4
- The Times 03/06/98 page 9
- The Independent 03/06/98 page 11