HC Deb 19 March 1866 vol 182 c489

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether, in pursuance of a recent letter addressed to the Clerks of Roads out of debt, or nearly so, the appointments held under such Trusts are to be abolished without any provision being made for compensation, or whether the same course will be pursued as was adopted in the case of the Metropolis Trusts, disturnpiked by the Act 26 & 27 Vict. c. 78?


said, in reply, that the case of the officers who received compensation under the Act relating to Metropolitan Turnpike Trusts was a special one, and that that Act had no effect upon the position of the clerks of turnpike trusts generally. The clerks of roads only held office under Continuation Acts, and he was not aware that any of them had ever received compensation.