Local Land Charges to be consolidated under @LandRegistry, in 2015

With the Land Registry as a big advocate of efficient service and Open Data, this can only be a good thing. 

The inconsistent service provided by Local Authorities (councils) is a big reason conveyancing is such an uncertain process.  

The Land Registry could be in the incredible position to usher in an age of automated conveyancing for many home purchases (simple transfer of Freehold).  

More details in Landnet:  

http://blog.landregistry.gov.uk/land-registry-takes-local-land-charges-searches/