The government has confirmed it is reviving plans to privatise parts of the Land Registry. In yesterday's Autumn Statement, the Chancellor confirmed there will be a consultation on moving Land Registry operations to a private sector.

This is an unpopular proposal for those that use the Land Registry, with fears that privatisation would undermine this government service. A "private" service delivery company would undermine the Land Registry's core function which is to provide a "public" property registration service.