Anfield CPO powers approved

LIVERPOOL City Council has approved the use of compulsory purchase orders to enable its £260m regeneration plans for the Anfield area to go ahead.

The powers were approved at a cabinet meeting on Friday but the council said CPOs would be used as a "last resort" where negotiation had failed or where owners could not be found.

The council, with support from Your Housing Group, Liverpool Football Club and other partners including Keepmoat, unveiled its vision for the area in June.

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