§ Mr. George Howarth
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many trusteeships the Public Trustee Office holds; and under what categories. 
§ 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.