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Written Question
Trusts: Land
Thursday 26th October 2023

Asked by: Lord Agnew of Oulton (Conservative - Life peer)

Question to the Department for Business and Trade:

To ask His Majesty's Government how many titles to UK land are held by an overseas entity that is acting as a trustee, whether nominee or otherwise; and of these trusts (1) how many separate trusts are associated with those titles, (2) how many are registered with HMRC under the Trust Registration Service,  and (3) of the trusts registered with HMRC under that Service, how many are taxable.

Answered by Earl of Minto - Minister of State (Ministry of Defence)

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.