He said: "Unless a compulsory purchase
order is made, Wrefords have no recourse for appeal, nor to go to arbitration and are therefore left in limbo.
In terms of compensation, it is paid out to reflect the losses and disturbance caused by a compulsory purchase
or statutory scheme on an owner or occupier's property.
Mr McKenna calls for compulsory purchase
to be considered if dialogue with owners is not successful.
The compulsory purchase
order was issued in June last year enabling the council to acquire land and buildings in the centre of Blyth.
The terms of the Compulsory Purchase
Acts mean that small and medium businesses will be offered the value of their property plus an additional sum of up to 10 per cent to compensate for inconvenience.
The cabinet meeting will receive a report by officials which concludes there remain too many financial uncertainties and risks and too little time to resolve them with the compulsory purchase
However, despite the recent fall in usage, the report also highlights that compulsory purchase
has very high success rates -with less than 5% of Planning and Housing CPOs not being confirmed.
While the relative merits of "gateways", new housing and expensive renovation are being debated by conservationists and architects a real offence against people is being ignored - the theft by compulsory purchase
of the homes of old women and other helpless people.
Next week's meeting of the Cabinet will decide whether to proceed with a Compulsory Purchase
Order to acquire property needed for a new Library and Information Centre and four-stand bus facility.
There's a compulsory purchase
order on some property we own as landlords.
THREE disabled people are getting ready to fight a compulsory purchase
order which would force them out of their Coventry flats.
Sunderland Council and Sunderland Housing Group (SHG) are to rethink their development ideas for the area, which include demolition or compulsory purchase