HC Deb 31 July 1931 vol 255 cc2634-5
38. Captain BOURNE

asked the hon. Member for Houghton-le-Spring (Mr. Robert Richardson), as representing the Charity Commissioners, the number of schemes involving the alteration or amendment of a charitable trust which have been submitted to the Commissioners within the last 12 months, and the number of such schemes which have been approved by the Commissioners?

Mr. ROBERT RICHARDSON (Charity Commissioner)

All schemes of the nature described are drafted in the office of the Charity Commissioners on the application of the trustees or other persons qualified by the Charitable Trusts Acts to make an application. No record is kept of the number of such, applications, but during the twelve months ending 30th June, 1931, the number of schemes established by the Commissioners upon such applications was 48G.