§ Mr. George Wigg
asked the Attorney-General (1) the number of hon. Members who have received legal fees in respect of briefs allocated by him or his predecessor since 1945;
(2) the total amount paid to hon. Members since 1945, to date, in respect of legal fees paid in respect of briefs allocated by him and his predecessors.
§ The Attorney-General
This information is not readily available and I do not think the work involved in obtaining it would be justified.57W
§ Mr. Wigg
asked the Attorney-General to state the Members who at present have judicial offices for which they receive payment; the annual amount of such payment; the dates on which the Members concerned were appointed;
Constituency of hon. Member Appointment Salary Date of appointment £ Crewe Recorder, Blackburn 250 1st January, 1948 Cardigan Recorder, Merthyr Tydfil 140 18th June, 1953 West Ham, South Recorder, Swansea 200 22nd April, 1953 Cambridgeshire Recorder, Ipswich 150 16th June, 1947 Chairman, East Suffolk and West Suffolk Quarter Sessions 500 24th October, 1952 City of Chester Recorder, Salford 300 14th December, 1948 Gloucester Recorder, Halifax 240 6th January, 1948
The information asked for in the last part of the Question is not readily available and I do not think the work involved in obtaining it would be justified.