Right to Buy sales are not shown in Land Registry

Paul Smith made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Land Registry

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Land Registry,

My friend bought his Right to Buy flat from the council in 2015. However, I cannot see sale of his flat in Land Registry.

Does it mean that Right to Buy sales are not shown in Land Registry?

Yours faithfully,

Paul Smith

McLellan, Amy, Land Registry

Dear Mr Smith,

Thank you for your email of 23 August 2019 requesting information about the sale of Right to Buy properties.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries about this letter, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number F190831 in any future communications.

With kind regards,

Amy McLellan
Senior Corporate Information Officer

Corporate Legal, Indemnity and Assurance
Castle Wharf House, 2 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7AU
Email [email address]
DD: 0300 006 2651
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McLellan, Amy, Land Registry

Dear Mr Smith,

Thank you for your email of 23 August 2019 where you requested information about the sale of Right to Buy properties. Your request was dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I can confirm that Right to Buy sales are excluded from our Price Paid Data. Please see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/about-the-pr... for further information and a list of all excluded information.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.

If you are dissatisfied with this response to your request, you may seek an internal review within two months of the date of our reply. Internal reviews will be dealt within 20 working days. If at the end of this time we are unable to respond, we will write to you explaining the reasons and giving you a new date. If you seek an internal review please write to:

Louise Booth
Head of Corporate Legal and Indemnity Services Head Office Trafalgar House
1 Bedford Park
Croydon
CR0 2AQ
Email: [email address]

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) within three months of the reply for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by HM Land Registry. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

With kind regards,

Amy McLellan
Senior Corporate Information Officer

Corporate Legal, Indemnity and Assurance
Castle Wharf House, 2 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7AU
Email [email address]
DD: 0300 006 2651
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To see how HM Land Registry treats your personal information please click here

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Dear McLellan, Amy,

Thank you for your quick response!

Yours sincerely,

Paul Smith