§ Richard Ottaway
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) when he estimates the Financial Services Authority inquiry into Equitable Life will be completed; 
(2) if he will set up an inquiry into the regulation of Equitable Life for the 10 years prior to 1 January 1999; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Boateng
Arrangements for the publication of the report on the regulation of the Equitable will be made when the report is completed and handed to HMT. We will decide whether any further action is necessary in the light of this report.