HC Deb 29 April 1925 vol 183 c156
25. Colonel DAY

asked the Attorney-General whether he is aware of the inconvenience caused to the residents of Southwark Central by the fact that there are so few resident justices of the peace in that district; and will he consider if anything can be done to make fresh appointments?

The ATTORNEY - GENERAL (Sir Douglas Hogg)

The Lord Chancellor understands that there are about nine justices of the peace resident in or within about one mile of the district to which the hon. Member refers. of whom four have been appointed within the last year. If, however, the hon. Member will communicate with the Lord Chancellor with regard to the inconvenience which he states is caused to the inhabitants of Central Southwark. the, Lord Chancellor will bring the matter before the Advisory Committee.