§ Mr. Rhys Davies
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he will give a list of the names of judges, lawyers and their assistants representing this country at any time at the trials of war criminals in every part of the world; and the fees, salaries and expenses involved from the beginning up to date in each case.
§ Mr. Glenvil Hall
The following have been engaged in the trials of the major war criminals at Nuremberg:
- Lord Justice Lawrence.
- Mr. Justice Birkett.
- British Secretary (Mr. Mcllwraith).
- Staff of 29 court officials and interpreters.
- Rt. Hon. Sir Hartley Shawcross, K.C., M.P.
- Rt. Hon. Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe, K.C., M.P.
- Mr. G. D. Roberts, K.C.
- Colonel H. J. Phillimore, O.B.E.
- Lieut.-Colonel J. M. G. Griffiths-Jones, M.C.
- Mr. F. Elwyn Jones, M.P.
- Mr. J. Harcourt Barrington.
- Legal Assistant, German Legal Expert and Office Staff.
The fees, salaries and expenses incurred in respect of these representatives up to date amount to £52,058.
The following have been engaged in the trials of the major war criminals at Tokyo:
- Lord Patrick.
- Mr. A. S. Comyns-Carr, K.C.
- Mr. T. Christmas Humphreys.
- Mr. R. Spencer Davies.
- Mr. V. E. Maung.
- Secretarial staff of four.
The fees, salaries and expenses incurred in respect of these representatives up to date amount to £7,336.
The work in connection with the trials of the minor war criminals has been undertaken to a considerable extent by officers on the war establishment of the Judge Advocate-General's Department and by members of the staff of the Treasury Solicitor as part of their normal duties and it is not possible to separate out the time and expenditure devoted to war crimes work. In addition, a certain number of the Judge Advocate-General's staff have been concerned solely with war crime work, whether as presidents to the war crimes courts or as performing the normal duties of the Judge Advocate-General's Department in connection with courts-martial. This additional staff consists of 2 colonels, 2 lieutenant-colonels, 7 majors and 8 captains on British Army rates of pay and 1 colonel, 13 lieutenant-colonels, 13 majors and 4 captains on Indian Army rates of pay.
Apart from uniformed staff the following members of the Bar, formerly members of the Judge Advocate-General's Department, have been employed to act as judge advocates at the trials of war criminals on a fee basis at a total cost to date of £1,312 10s. od.;
- Mr. A. A. H. Marlowe, K.C, M.P.
- Mr. R. A. L. Hillard, M.B.E.
- Mr. E. R. Bovven, M.P.
- Mr. R. Dow.
- Mr. R. B. C. Parnall.
- Mr. R. A. Romain.