HC Deb 23 July 1996 vol 282 c166W
Mr. Fraser

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will propose amendments to the Theft Act 1968 to reverse the decision in Reginav. Preddy to the effect that a transfer of funds between bank accounts is not a transfer of property. [38221]

Mr. Maclean

The Government are committed to introducing legislation to combat loan fraud, as proposed by the Law Commission in its report, "Conspiracy to Defraud" (Law Comm 228), at the earliest possible opportunity.