§ MR. COGHILL (Stoke-on-Trent)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the clerk to 1326 the County Council of Staffordshire, who receives a salary of £2,000 a year, and in additional allowance of £1,500 a year for clerks, is also allowed to continue his private practice; and whether this is an arrangement which is sanctioned by the Home Office.
§ * THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. RITCHIE,) Croydon
When the Secretary of State fixed the salary at the amount recommended by the Standing Joint Committee in 1895, the question of private practice did not arise. Both salary and allowance are subject to reconsideration on the occurrence of a vacancy.