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The Scarman Trust, Formerly Charter 88 Trust

Volume 576: debated on Sunday 18 February 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What was the previous name of the Scarman Trust, how and when the name was changed, and when the Charity Commission was notified of the change and the reason given for the change.

The Scarman Trust was formerly known as the Charter 88 Trust; its name was changed by a resolution of the trustees dated 29th January 1996. A copy of the resolution was sent to the Charity Commission and the register of charities was amended. A change of name is within the powers of the trustees. No reason needed to be given for this change, and none was given.