§ Lord Patten
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will extend the remit of the Committee on Standards in Public Life to bodies such as the National Trust that have been set up by Act of Parliament, in order to ensure oversight of governance, elections and related matters. [HL4971]
§ The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Macdonald of Tradeston)
The Government have no plans to extend the remit of the Committee on Standards in Public Life to such bodies.