§ MR. COGHILL (Stoke-on-Trent)
I beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the amount paid during the last twelve months, by way of fees and salary to Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Solicitor General.
§ SIR M. HICKS BEACH
The salaries of the law officers for non-contentious work appear on the Estimates. The latest figures available as to Fees for contentious business are for the financial year ended 31st March, 1901. They are as follows: Attorney General £5,917, of which £1,416 was paid to the present Lord Chief Justice; Solicitor General £3,341, of which £692was paid to the present Attorney General. Full particulars will be given in Class III., Vote 1, of the Appropriation Accounts, which will soon be published.