Letter to the Parliamentary Commissioner
from Mr Nigel Griffiths MP
I note from yesterday's Mail on Sunday that Jacqui
Lait MP is referring a legacy I received from my father, to you.
The facts are plain: my father's estate was settled
in 1996 and he left his money to my wife and me, expressing a
desire that certain of Hilary's needs are met. There is no formal
trust. I do not believe that a legacy from a parent was or is
If you require any further information, please do
not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for giving this matter your attention.
17 December 2001