HC Deb 10 July 2003 vol 408 c928W
23. Norman Lamb

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the progress being made by the Penrose inquiry into Equitable Life. [124666]

Mr. Boateng

Lord Penrose's inquiry is independent of the Treasury. The conduct of the inquiry is entirely a matter for him.

However, I understand that he is now in the process of drafting his report. He has said that he intends to report to Treasury Ministers later this summer.

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