§ Mr. French
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what steps he is taking to ensure that insurance company orphan funds accrue to policy holders. 
§ Mr. Jonathan Evans
One of the Department's priorities is to ensure that the balance between policyholders' and shareholders' interests is not affected, as I explained in my answer to the hon. Member for Shoreham (Mr. Stephen) on 24 February 1995,Official Report, column 362.