How to end the secrecy around offshore companies owning property in the UK

Tax Research UK:

For reasons that I consider quite absurd it is not considered necessary for a foreign company that owns property in the UK to be registered at Companies House as if it is undertaking an activity in this country. That makes no sense at all: quite clearly it does have a presence in the UK, through the property it owns, and it may be undertaking what I consider to be a trade here (although pedants will say that receiving a rental income or managing property does not constitute trade, but that is merely an excuse).