HC Deb 11 March 1830 vol 23 cc222-3
The Lord Advocate

rose for the purpose of bringing forward his Motion regarding the Trial by Jury in Civil Causes, &c. in Scotland.

Mr. Hume and Sir George Warrender

pressed the postponement of the important subject at so late an hour.

The Lord Advocate

consented to defer the subject till to-morrow, taking the chance of being then able to bring it forward.

Mr. R. Gordon

wished to hear from the only Cabinet Minister present, whether the projected judicial reforms in Scotland would produce an increase of salary to the Judges of Scotland. He could not but recollect the attempt of the kind last Session.

Mr. Herries

replied, that as the subject was postponed, any statement like that now called for would be premature.

Mr. R. Gordon

added, that last year the Chancellor of the Exchequer had also refused to answer, and his reason was very soon discovered. He wished to augment the salaries of the judges.

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