§ 52. Mr. Day
asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider amending the Juries Act, so as to exempt from jury service those elected representatives serving as borough, county, or district councillors?
§ Sir S. Hoare
Whatever may be the arguments for or against extending the existing exemptions from jury service, I am not in a position to hold out hopes of legislation on this subject in the near future.
§ matter, with power to get full information?
§ The Prime Minister
I cannot answer that question. I have said that the matter is under my consideration.