New report compounds Prince Charles' problems
Prince Charles's problems seem to have compounded after a new report revealed
that he allegedly forced John Major's government to secretly change a law to
benefit his landed estate, documents revealed on Tuesday.
Citing documents, The Guardian reported that the future king lobbied to have
some tenants of his £1billion Duchy of Cornwall estate exempted from what
became the 1993 Leasehold Reform Act.
The newspaper said that the act gave long-term tenants
the right to buy their freehold or extend their leases.
The report said that Charles exploited a controversial convention known as