§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the position of Her Majesty's Government in relation to the Trustee Savings Banks Bill, following the vote in the House of Lords to amend the Bill.
§ Mr. Ian Stewart
I have asked the chairman of the TSB Central Board to consider as a matter of urgency the implications of the amendments made in the House of Lords to the TSB Bill, including that relating to TSB Scotland. The Government will make a further statement in due course.