§ Mr. Edward Davey
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what recent work her Department has undertaken on new corporate identities; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
The independent review of company law set in hand by my Department considered the case for new corporate identities and recommended a new form of incorporation for charities. In addition, this Department's Social Enterprise Unit established a1158W working group on issues surrounding social enterprises. The Government are carefully considering the final report of the company law review.