HC Deb 05 May 1913 vol 52 cc1679-80W

asked the Secretary to the Treasury if he will specify the peerage cases in which the Law Officers have been paid out of public funds fees in addition to salary during the last two completed financial years, the amount paid to each of the Law Officers in each of the cases, how the public were supposed to be concerned in the cases to the extent of paying, and whether the Comptroller and Auditor-General has called special attention to any of these payments?


The fees paid to the Attorney-General were as follows:—

£ s. d.
Barony of Fitzwaryn 33 6 9
Barony of Furnival 333 7 6
Barony of Latymer 267 4 6
Baronies, Burgh, and Strabolgi, etc. 544 13 9
Earldom of Oxford 431 11 0
Baronetcy of Mitchell of Westshore 24 2 0

No fees in respect of peerage cases were paid to the Solicitor-General during these periods.