HC Deb 20 July 1983 vol 46 c389

Mr. Austin Mitchell presented a Bill to extend competition and to protect consumers in relation to the provision of services in connection with the transfer of ownership of real property in England and Wales by amending section 22 of the Solicitors Act 1974, by making provision for the licensing of conveyancers, by making fresh provision for and in connection with the keeping of local land charges and the registration of matters therein, for amending and clarifying the law concerning the liability of surveyors who provide services in connection with the transfer of real property; and for purposes connected therewith; And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 16 December and to be printed. [Bill 19.]