Category Archives: Campaign

Should the Land Registry be Privatised? 

NO say all of us!! That is the message being delivered to Business Secretary Sajid Javid on Thursday 26th May, that all 280,000 signatories are against the government’s plans to privatise the Land Registry. For a second time in two … Continue reading

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Why we are saying NO to the privatisation of the Land Registry

As a law firm that does conveyancing, we really appreciate the efficiency of the Land Registry. In addition to being one of the most efficient government departments, we have always been impressed at how they have managed year on year … Continue reading

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Save The Land Registry Campaign

Help us STOP the Land Registry from being Privatised! Last year the proposed plans for the Land Registry were scrapped after a high-profile national campaign involving all the key stakeholders; the PCS union, Property Search Agents, Conveyancers, High Street law firms … Continue reading

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Should the Land Registry be Privatised?

NO say all of us! The 38 Degrees #savelandreg petition with over 104,000 signatures was handed into the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on Wednesday 2nd July. The petition was handed in by the lovely Rebecca Falcon of 38 Degrees and received … Continue reading

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Vince Cable scraps £1.2 billion Land Registry sell-off!

Hip Hip Hooray! Such good news!! But wait… the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) have not yet confirmed the news that Vince Cable has shelved the plans to privatise the Land Registry. They are not saying anything until the official … Continue reading

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Save The Land Registry Campaign

Save the Land Registry! Not because it is failing – it has 95% customer satisfaction, paid £98m to treasury last year and reduced fees to customers. We can’t talk highly enough of their services. So why does it need saving? … Continue reading

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POLL: If you were buying a property with a mortgage, which would you prefer….

Joint Representation or Separate Representation?  What is at stake: For you the consumer: Consumer choice The right to independent legal advice For the high street and community: Access to Justice; for many local High Street law firms, conveyancing is a … Continue reading

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