HC Deb 28 July 1988 vol 138 c496W
Mr. Atkinson

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has received any representations from the friendly society movement seeking a new legislative framework which will enable them to compete more effectively with other financial institutions; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lilley

I received a memorandum from the friendly societies liaison committee earlier this month. I intend to meet its representatives to discuss its proposals.