§ Mr. Matthew Banks
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he plans to publish the consultation document on reform of the Trustee Investments Act 1961. 
§ Mrs. Angela Knight
The consultation document has been published today. It proposes replacement of the Trustee Investments Act by an order under the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994. The proposed order would contain provisions designed to achieve the necessary level of continuing protection for beneficiaries of trusts and for trustees. The consultation period will end on 31 August. Copies of the document are available in the Libraries of the House.