78. Sir CLEMENT KINLOCH COOKE
asked what payments have been made to the nautical assessors who assisted Lord Mersey in the "Titanic" Inquiry; and whether these payments represent the total fees to be paid to them in respect of the inquiry?
§ Mr. MASTERMAN
In the case of four of the assessors the remuneration fell to be determined according to the usual scale applicable to assessors on the regular list; the sums paid in these cases were—
of which £71 8s.,£77 14s., £71 8s.,and £70 7s., respectively, represented fee, and the remainder expenses of travelling subsistence, etc. The fifth assessor, whose case stands upon a different footing, has been paid a fee of £500, to include all expenses. The answer to the last part of the question is in the affirmative.
£ s. d. 139 2 0 156 17 8 80 19 6 73 13 0
§ Sir E. KINLOCH-COOKE
Can the right lion. Gentleman say what fees were paid to the Attorney-General and the Solicitor-General?
§ Mr. SPEAKER
If the hon. Member desires any additional information he can put down another question.