I am concerned that planners and developers are misusing the term “Fallow” in order to describe the state of land. I am concerned that developers have purchased high quality argricultural land in Sefton and then left the areas derelict for many years thereby, seemimingly, hoping to deteriorate it’s efficacy as agricultural land. All undertaken under the badge of Fallow land.
A number of councillors on the planning committee have asked for a fresh and clear definition.
The O.E.D. Defines “Fallow” thus