Working in Land Registry’s IT department covers a wide variety of work – a lot of which often goes unseen. Steve Phillips, Director of Information Technology writes about two recent projects to improve and refresh our IT estate.
This Sunday we’ll be making a number of software updates to our Business e-services as part of our ongoing aim to provide straightforward and convenient digital services.
At the end of last week, Robert Barr tweeted us a question about the data we hold. This idea is raised quite often and we’re pleased to say that we’ve been working closely with other parts of the UK Government to ensure our contribution aligns with the rest of the UK Location programme.
The housing market affects everyone in some way, so it is no surprise that house price data is so keenly monitored. As an organisation we fully support the principles of open data and transparency as a driver for economic growth, and will release our data whenever possible.
The Land Registration Act 2002 was probably the most significant piece of property legislation since 1925. So it’s not surprising that some of its implications are only just being fully understood at the same time as one of its innovations has been superseded.