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No call for Privatisation of the Land Registry

The campaign team (Representatives from PCS, FDA union, 38 Degrees, Search Agents, Law Firms and Legend John Manthorpe (Former Chief Land Registrar) travelled to London on Wednesday to meet with MPs for a briefing before a debate led by MP … Continue reading

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Cornish Firms Lead the Fight against Sell-off of Family Silver

Joy travelled to London last Wednesday with James Ferguson from Xpress Legal Services to meet with MPs to put foward the reasons why the Land Registry should not be privatised, before a debate in Parliament took place on Thursday. The … 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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Land Registry Counting Chickens

The Executive Board of the Land Registry anticipate that they will be taking on the Local Land Charges Searches. They are assuming that the ‘Wider Powers’ contained within the Infrastructure Bill will pass successfully through Parliament. Don’t count your chickens too … Continue reading

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Land Registry Wider Powers and Local Land Charges Consultation Response

We were concerned that the Government’s consultations to the Land Registry would turn up in the Queens Speech. It seemed to us that the very short consultation period was deliberately timed to coincide with the Queens Speech. No surprises then … Continue reading

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Locate A P Bassett Solicitors – Allsorts of Legal Problems Resolved in Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Locate A P Bassett Solicitors – Allsorts of Legal Problems Resolved in Lostwithiel, Cornwall.

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Add your voice – we value you comments… Please read the letter to Vince Cable in response to recent decisions taken by the banks that affect you the consumer and many other small law firms like ourselves and the communities … Continue reading

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