HC Deb 21 July 1982 vol 28 c167W
Mr. Stainton

asked the Attorney-General whether he is yet in a position to forward to the Charity Commissioners further and better particulars in the matter of the standing as a charity of the Unification Church requested from him on 5 October 1981.

The Attorney-General

I am advised that attempts to inquire into the charitable status either of the church or of the two trusts related to the church which have been registered as charities would require the investigation of matters which are the subject of continuing litigation since an appeal has been entered against the dismissal of the libel action brought by Mr. Dennis Orme against theDaily Mail. I must in these circumstances, take care neither to pre-judge nor to interfere in the appeal, and it would therefore be inappropriate for me at this juncture to comment further.

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