HC Deb 19 November 1917 vol 99 c878W

asked the Secretary for Scotland whether he is aware that the number of cases for decision that came before the sheriff-principal of Ayrshire during the year 1915 was eleven; that the salary paid to such sheriff was £700; and whether it is proposed to introduce legislation consolidating sheriffdoms during the currency of the War?


The reply to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative, to the latter part in the negative.