Results 61–80 of 1216 for conveyancing

Education and Society - Motion to Take Note (8 Dec 2017)

Lord Taylor of Warwick: ...his education and study land law, to eventually qualify as a legal executive. If any of your Lordships know George Clooney, please tell him that he had a real impact on the “Land Law Part Two: Conveyancing” course. It was the Church of England which introduced a school in every parish more than 200 years ago. This was more than 50 years before the provision of state education. Indeed,...

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (6 Dec 2017)

Lord Bates: ...the commitment made earlier this year. However, because we lead the world in seeking to be the first major economy to have such a register, there are legal consequences. The same lawyers who do the conveyancing will be reading through the fine print of any legislation that comes forward. We have to make sure that it is watertight to ensure that the right people are affected by it and, as...

Leasehold Reform (7 Nov 2017)

Justin Madders: ...have led to certain leasehold agreements. Alongside this, I would expect there to be a full independent inquiry to look at the relationships between developers, freeholders, finance companies and conveyancers and to establish how a system was allowed to develop that has left so many innocent people feeling ripped off. It is time we held to account the guilty men and women who must have...

Exiting the Eu: Sectoral Impact Assessments: St Mary Magdalene and Holy Jesus Trust: Leasehold (1 Nov 2017)

Chi Onwurah: ...made the brave decision to come forward and speak publicly. Howard Philips and Phyll Buchanan purchased their leasehold house on the open market in 1998. At the time, no caveats were raised by the conveyancing solicitors or by the solicitors that handled their re-mortgage in 2003. They are now in their late 70s and feel that the time has come to move on. As they say: “The house is not...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Conveyancing (26 Oct 2017)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of commitments set out in the Housing White Paper and the Queen's Speech, when the call for evidence on the home moving process will be launched.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Laundering (10 Oct 2017)

Steve Barclay: There are 25 Anti-Money Laundering (AML) supervisors in the UK. These include the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), HM Revenue and Customs, the Gambling Commission and the 22 accountancy and legal professional bodies listed below: Association of Accounting TechniciansAssociation of Chartered Certified AccountantsAssociation of International AccountantsAssociation of Taxation...

Foreign Direct Investment 2016-17 — [James Gray in the Chair] (12 Sep 2017)

Alister Jack: The wrecking ball was not the Brexit referendum; in Scotland, where the hon. Lady and I live, the wrecking ball was the independence referendum. Law firms went out of business, conveyancing stopped, the housing market slowed dramatically and businesses stopped moving to and investing in Scotland. I know people who were planning to come to open branches of their business who stopped...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (14 Jul 2017)

Alok Sharma: Advice on identifying and working with a solicitor or conveyancer is provided through the Money Advice Service, an independent service set up by Government to help people manage their money. The Government has no current plans to introduce restrictions on who can recommend solicitors to prospective buyers.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Repairs and Maintenance (13 Jul 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...practices which enter into a Lease. These are as follows: - NHS England will reimburse Stamp Duty Land Tax for an initial term of up to 15 years; - NHS England will reimburse legal fees for conveyancing up to a maximum of £1,000, plus VAT; and - NHS England will reimburse the Management Fee for Service Charges for both 2016/17 and 2017/18. NHS PS is working with all GP practices to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Ambulance Services: ICT (29 Mar 2017)

Theresa Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of using intelligent conveyancing systems to assist ambulance services in taking patients to the most appropriate hospital; and which ambulance services in England do not operate such systems.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electronic Conveyancing: Small Businesses (22 Mar 2017)

John Healey: ..., what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposals in the Land Registry's consultation on amending the Land Registration Rules Act 2003 relating to large-scale electronic conveyancing on (a) all small and medium-sized conveyancing companies and (b) small and medium-sized conveyancing companies based in rural areas with poor internet coverage.

Business without Debate: Aster Group Housing Association (22 Feb 2017)

Simon Hoare: I am grateful to my hon. Friend, because I had not thought about that point, but he is absolutely right. If there has been a neighbour dispute, the questionnaire that a seller has to complete for conveyancing purposes does not include a “get out of jail free” card—the question is not, “Was it a tenant?” or “Is the property rented in the private or social sector”; it is, “Have...

Public Bill Committee: Kew Gardens (Leases) Bill: Power to grant a lease in respect of land at Kew Gardens (22 Feb 2017)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: As the hon. Gentleman is a conveyancer, he raises a very interesting point, which is not covered by the Bill. Does it allow for one 90-year lease, or more than one 90-year lease—in other words, successive 90-year leases? Perhaps that ought to be clarified.

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (31 Jan 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: inspect the physical property and to make inquiries before contract to establish what burdens may be on the land that are not registered rights. These include standard checks by purchasers and conveyancers which should identify whether there are any existing code rights over the property, in the same way that when a property is bought in other circumstances the onus is on the seller to...

DWP Estate — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (18 Jan 2017)

Carol Monaghan: ...because any party can make a planning application for a change of use for a building without the involvement of either the landlord or current tenants. DWP will identify this information as part of conveyancing activity on buildings it is planning to retain or acquire.” So the DWP has no idea which jobcentres or even which buildings will be affected. That has implications for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Change of Use (11 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: ...any party can make a planning application for a change of use for a building without the involvement of either the landlord or current tenants. DWP will identify this information as part of conveyancing activity on buildings it is planning to retain or acquire.

Digital Economy Bill - Second Reading (13 Dec 2016)

Lord Puttnam: ...lost to the incoming wave of intelligence-driven digital innovation. Given sufficient thought and legislative support, it may be possible to retrain and reskill accountants to become data analysts, conveyancing lawyers to become digital copyright specialists or architects to become cybersecurity designers. However, that will not be achieved overnight and without a great deal of thought...

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (9 Dec 2016)

the Earl of Lytton: ...issue. Often, properties and their boundaries were badly described in the first place, with plans that did not tally with the description or were simply poorly drawn up—in other words, sloppy conveyancing practices for which my own professional forebears and those of conveyancers should rightly accept some criticism. Both Ordnance Survey and the Land Registry couple their plans with...

Wales Bill - Committee (1st Day) (31 Oct 2016)

...and proceedings in Wales and before the courts of England and the courts of Wales.(2) In this section-“legal practitioner” means every solicitor, barrister, notary, legal executive, licensed conveyancer, patent attorney, trade mark attorney, law costs draftsman, accountant or other person who, in accordance with the Legal Services Act 2007 (c. 29), is entitled to carry on a reserved...

Public Bill Committee: Savings (Government Contributions) Bill: Examination of Witnesses (25 Oct 2016) a much more attractive way, because you actually get the payment of the Government contribution into your account, whereas with the help to buy ISA, the Government contribution goes through your conveyancer or solicitor towards the house purchase. It is a completely different ball game. This is why I was saying it is difficult to draw comfort from the experience with automatic enrolment...

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