Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908

The Small Holdings and  Allotments_Act_1908 (8 Edw. 7. Ch 36.) repealed and consolidated the legislation of 1887, 1890 and 1907. It was notable for making the following provisions (many of which still apply):

  • Should the council be of the opinion that there is a demand for allotments by the labouring population, but they cannot be obtained at a reasonable rent by voluntary arrangement, then the council shall provide and let allotments.