Who Owns Britain?

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19880121]

A six-part inquiry bv Ray Gosling who adds the further question: 'And does it matter?' 1: Unravelling the Plot

It is like a detective story trying to find out who owns what in this country. There has been no national survey since the Domesday Book and some people might prefer it that way.

So is it prying or public interest to ask? The pit villages of South Yorkshire provide one answer. Producer JOY HATWOOD

(kTbroadcast next Wednesday)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880121]

Unknown: Ray Gosling

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880127]

A six-part inquiry by Ray Gosling

1: Unravelling the Plot

A detective story trying to find out who owns what in this country.

Is it prying or public interest to ask? The pit villages of South

Yorkshire provide one answer.

(Part 2 tomorrow at 9. 30am L W)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19880128]

A six-part inquiry into ownership today.

2: Blue Bloods on the Green and Pleasant

Death duties took a swipe at dukes, but those who ducked and shielded their land have learnt skilled self-defence. How much of the country is still in their hands and how do they run it?

Ray Gosling sees the Scottish acres of the Duke of Buccleuch and hears from other owners of the Great Estates.

Producer JOY HATWOOD

(Re-broadcast next Wednesday)

(NextThursday: 'TheCountyGents')

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880128]