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The Land Registry

30 Mar 16

The government’s snuck out plans to sell off the Land Registry – the profitable public service that records the sale of houses and land. It’s a short sighted move to make a quick buck. [2] So 38 Degrees member James, a legal services property expert,...

Land Registry: Victory!

16 Jul 14

Fantastic news: the Government has scrapped its plans to sell off the Land Registry. Over 100,000 38 Degrees members signed the petition to save the Land Registry – and together we helped push the government to back down. Taken aback by the sheer number of...

Land Registry petition hand-in this morning

2 Jul 14

This morning, 38 Degrees members and campaigners to stop the privatisatation of the Land Registry – from high street solicitors to the PCS Union – got together to hand in our 100,000 signature petition. We gathered outside the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills at...

Save the Land Registry petition hand-in

1 Jul 14

At the weekend,the Mail on Sunday reported that the Government will scrap its plans to sell off the Land Registry. Sounds like good news – but we haven’t won yet. The Government hasn’t confirmed the story. They say we need to wait until the official...

The Land Registry

5 Jun 14

Plans are underway to privatise one of our best-performing public services, the Land Registry – the government body that records the sale of all houses and land. The Land Registry has a 98% satisfaction rating with people who’ve used it. It’s also entirely self-financing, and passes its profits...