§ Mr. Skeffington
asked the Attorney-General in what districts there is now compulsory registration of land titles; and what other districts are considering adopting this system of registration.
The system of compulsory registration of title on sale of land now applies to the counties of Berkshire, Kent, London, Middlesex198W and Surrey; and to the county boroughs of Blackburn, Canterbury, Croydon, Eastbourne, Hastings, Huddersfield, Leicester, Manchester, Oldham, City of Oxford, Reading, Rochdale and Salford.
My noble friend the Lord Chancellor has been informed that resolutions have been passed by the councils of the following authorities signifying their desire that the system of compulsory registration should be applied to their areas:—the counties of Bedford, East Sussex, Essex, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire; and the county boroughs of Birmingham, Brighton, Burton-on-Trent, Coventry, Dudley, East Ham, Stoke-on-Trent, Smethwick, Wallasey, West Bromwich, West Ham and Wolverhampton. It is possible that other authorities are also considering the adoption of the system.