§ Mr. Cant
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will widen the terms of reference of the departmental committee, under the chairmanship of Sir Hilary Scott, set up to look into the problem of life assurance policies linked to property bonds and equities, to include all life assurance contracts.
§ Mr. Ridley
No. As my right hon. Friend told the House on 10th March, in replying to a question from my hon. Friend the Member for Leicester, South-West (Mr. Tom Boardman), we are examining the adequacy of the controls applicable to insurers under the existing legislation.