Chancel Repair Liability

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Christopher Whitmey

Dear Land Registry,

Please could you advise me of:

1. The total number of CRLs registered to date.

2. An anlaysis of 1. on an English county by county basis.

3. The number of individual Parochial Church Councils in total who have made CRL registrations.

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Christopher Whitmey

Sondh, Gurmale, Land Registry

 

Dear Mr Whitmey,

Thank you for your email of 14 August 2015 requesting the following
information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA);-

 

1. The total number of CRLs registered to date.

 

2.  An analysis of 1. on an English county by county basis.

 

3.  The number of individual Parochial Church Councils in total who have
made CRL registrations.

 

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Christopher Whitmey

Dear Gurmale Sondh,

Thank you for your speedy acknowledgement.

Yours sincerely,

Christopher Whitmey

Sondh, Gurmale, Land Registry

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Dear Mr Whitmey,

 

I refer to my email dated 14 August 2015 acknowledging receipt of your
Freedom of Information request for the following information concerning
Chancer Repair Liability (CRL) and I reply to each one of your questions
in the same numbering order as follows:-

 

(1) The total number of CRLs registered to date.

 

We have received applications for notices relating to Chancel Repair
Liability affecting 9543 registered titles plus 168 applications for
cautions against first registration affecting unregistered land. Please
note that this information is from when we first started centrally
collating CRL application data in May 2012 to the present date 18 August
2015.

 

(2)  An analysis of (1) on an English county by county basis.

 

Please see attached table showing breakdown by county.

 

(3) The number of individual Parochial Church Councils in total who have
made CRL registrations.

 

179 Parochial Church Councils have made applications relating to Chancel
Repair Liability.

 

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Croydon

CR0 2AQ

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Yours sincerely,

 

Gurmale Sondh

Senior Corporate Information Officer

Corporate Legal and Assurance Services

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Land Registry Head Office, 4th Floor, Trafalgar House, 1 Bedford Park,
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Land Registry is the definitive source of information for more than 24
million property titles in England and Wales. Since 1862 we have provided
security and confidence in one of the most active property and mortgage
markets in the world. We are working to support economic growth and data
transparency as part of the Public Data Group. Find out more at
www.gov.uk/land-registry

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Christopher Whitmey

Dear Gurmale Sondh,
Thank you and your colleagues for a detailed and speedy answer. A example to other public authorities!
Yours sincerely,
Christopher Whitmey