HC Deb 25 June 1908 vol 191 c59
MR. BOTTOMLEY (Hackney, S.)

to ask Mr. Attorney-General whether he will consider the desirableness of introducing legislation to make it compulsory upon bankers, solicitors, and others having in their possession property belonging to the estates of deceased persons, and having knowledge of their death, to disclose the fact of such possession to the executors.

(Answered by Sir William Robson.) Promises or pledges with regard to the introduction of legislation are beyond my scope. I hope also that legislation is scarcely necessary to compel bankers to disclose to the owners of property the fact that such property is in their possession as bankers.