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Commons

see HOUSE OF COMMONS.

COMMONS, Eng. law. Those subjects of the English nation who are not noblemen. They are represented in parliament in the house of commons.

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"We are sick of being ridden roughshod over by the council and by taking away this Common Land the wildlife is losing its habitat, which is unnecessary.
The Electronic Register of Common Land in Wales - the first such resource in the UK - will see 25,000 pages and 12,300 maps from large, sometimes hand written, ledgers and maps migrated into an electronic system.
The SCISYS software will enable the development and introduction of electronic registers for common land and town or village greens throughout Wales.
Our interest is the common land that it would affect.
Connivance of Federal Police, Patwari and land mafia changed the master plan of capital by haphazard constructions, one of these illegal societies include Ghauri town, whose owners had allegedly occupied an area of 4 km of graveyard, green area and shamlat (Common land), and were involved in illegal plotting, which were sold to general public on very high prices.
Contract notice: realization of common land development study of bollezeele, extension on the municipalities of eringhem and merckeghem
The Open Spaces Society urged its members in Wales during the campaign to lobby their council candidates for their support for public paths, open spaces, common land and village greens.
The Open Spaces Society is urging its members in Wales to lobby their council candidates for their support for public paths, open spaces, common land and village greens.
With some exceptions, much of this common land was lost as a result of the Enclosure Acts, but with the keeping of animals becoming more commonplace, I wonder if Birmingham City Council might consider setting aside open land for animals to grace on.
I SEE that Coventry Council are at it again, letting little bits of information out to prepare the citizens for the big bang when they say they are going to sell common land (that belongs to all of us) to help pay off the debts that they have incurred.