HC Deb 31 March 1993 vol 222 c316W
Mr. Raymond S. Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about the targets he expects the Registers of Scotland to achieve in 1993–94.

Mr. Lang

I have set the registers of Scotland the following key targets for 1993–94to reduce turnround times for recording writs on the Sasines Register from 10 to 8 weeks. to reduce turnround times for dealings on the Land Register not attached to a First Registration or Transfer of Part from 15.5 to 12 weeks. to implement the agreed Land Register extension programme. to reduce unit costs in real terms for each of its main categories of work by 2 per cent.