HC Deb 09 March 1972 vol 832 cc397-8W
Mr. Ronald King Murray

asked the Lord Advocate whether, in view of the increasing commitments of the Scottish Law Commission, he will take steps to reinforce the membership of the Commission.

The Lord Advocate

The Secretary of State and I are glad to be able to announce that the Scottish Law Commission is to be strengthened by the appointment of a third full-time commissioner with effect from 1st October of this year and that Professor T. B. Smith, Q.C., who has been a part-time member of the commission since it was formed in 1965, has accepted the new full-time appointment.