§ MR. LAMBERT (Devonshire, South Molton)
To ask the Secretary to the Treasury whether he will state what were the total amounts, including salaries and fees, paid to the Attorney-General and Solicitor-General respectively for the year ending 31st March, 1903; also, for the same period, the amounts paid as salaries for the department of King's Proctor, Solicitor, and Director of Public Prosecutions.
330 (Answered by Mr. Victor Cavendish.) The following [amounts were paid to the Law Officers respectively for the year ending 31st March, 1903, viz.:—
The salaries for the department of King's Proctor, Solicitor, and Director of Public Prosecutions for the same period (exclusive of payments for copying work) amounted to £21,912. The office of King's Proctor is at present held by the Solicitor to the Treasury and Director of Public Prosecutions, but it is altogether a separate office, and Lord Desart receives under existing arrangements no salary for performance of the duties of that office.
Salary. Fees. Total. £ £ £ Attorney-General 7,000 4,816 11,816 Solicitor-General 6,000 3,701 9,701