Public Sector Roundup: Land Registry pulls web docs

Land Registry takes documents off the web


Mike Westcott-Rudd, the head of corporate legal services, said: "People can be confident that their property ownership is safeguarded by the state because if someone is a victim of fraud, we have a comprehensive compensation scheme in place to put things right... However, fraud is a very serious issue and Land Registry gives it the highest priority. It is important to strike a balance between on the one hand making the system accessible, and simplifying the process of conveyancing, and on the other hand ensuring that appropriate safeguards are written into the system."

Leeds migrates to XP

Leeds City Council

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Phil Wright, the council's configuration manager, said: "The installation of on our predominantly Novell-based network went without a hitch and we started auditing within 12 hours. Discovery provided visibility of assets we were not previously aware of and as a result enabled us to feel entirely in control of the migration."

Following the migration, the council will continue to use the SAM as it works toward ITIL compliance.

Civica in 1 million council deal

Stoke-on-Trent City Council


Based on Civica's Authority Financials and eProcurement, it will integrate with the I&DeA marketplace procurement system.