HC Deb 06 February 2002 vol 379 c1028W
Mr. George Howarth

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many trusteeships the Public Trustee Office holds; and under what categories. [33296]

Ms Rosie Winterton

The Public Trustee holds 1,472 trusteeships divided into the following categories:

  • Executorships with continuing Trusts—647
  • Will Trusts—265
  • Settlement Trusts—445
  • Statutory Trusts—17
  • Supreme Court Declarations of Trust—44
  • Declarations of Trust—45
  • Custodian Trusts—5
  • Miscellaneous Trusts—4.

In addition, the Public Trustee is conducting 105 Executorships and 24 Pension and Institutional Funds.