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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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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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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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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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