HC Deb 18 December 1972 vol 848 c252W
Mr. Cordle

asked the Attorney-General what is the total number of High Court judges; what is their average age; how many are in each division of the High Court; how many have been appointed since January 1965; and how many were appointed in the previous seven-year period.

The Attorney-General

There are 70 High Court judges; their average age is 61; 10 are assigned to the Chancery Division, 43 to the Queen's Bench Division and 17 to the Family Division. Fifty-four appointments to the High Court Bench have been made since January 1965, and 40 in the previous seven years, of whom 26 are still in post.