HC Deb 23 March 1888 vol 324 cc183-4
MR. CALDWELL (Glasgow, St. Rollox)

asked the Lord Advocate, Whether the Sheriff Clerkship of Forfarshire has been filled up by the appointment of a gentleman holding the office of Clerk to the Justices of the Peace; and, if so, whether it is intended that he shall hold both offices?

THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. H. A. MACDONALD) (Edinburgh and St. Andrew's Universities)

I answer the first part of the Question Yes, and the second No.