§ [The Question was as follows:
§ To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they can now make any announcement with regard to the payment of compensation to part-time 572 justices' clerks who may lose their employment in consequence of the passing of the Justices of the Peace Act, 1949.]
THE LORD CHANCELLOR
My Lords, this difficult question is still receiving the consideration of Her Majesty's Government. I regret that I am not yet in a position to make any further statement.