HC Deb 07 April 1976 vol 909 cc203-4W
Mrs. Winifred Ewing

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the salaries and expenses, if any, of sheriffs principal, sheriffs substitute and all Senators of the College of Justice, respectively;

Number Current Salary Estimated cost
£ £
Lord President of the Court of Session 1 20,425
Lord Justice Clerk 1 19,300 340,000
Judge of the Court of Session 18* 16,675
Sheriff Principal—Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strath-kelvin 1 14,500 82,000
Sheriff Principal 5 13,500
Sheriff A 14 13,000
Sheriff B 43 11,210 755,500
Sheriff C 8 10,000
* Includes one judge seconded as Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission.

Except for additional subsistence allowances to judges when engaged on the High Court circuit, all members of the Scottish judiciary are entitled to travelling and subsistence allowances at the same rates as for the higher civil service. Separate records are not maintained of payments for these purposes and it would involve disproportionate expense to provide the figures requested.

of financial assistance given by the Government to the Scottish Tourist Board in each of the past 10 years; and what is the estimated figure for the next financial year.

Mr. William Ross

The following table shows the sums paid to the Scottish Tourist Board under the Development of Tourism Act 1969 for each of the financial years since the Board was set up on 1st October 1969, and the estimated payments for 1976–77; the table includes (i) grant-in-aid, (ii) financial assistance for Scottish tourism projects assisted under Section 4 of the Act; and (iii) financial assistance for hotel developments in Scotland under the now completed Hotel Development Incentives Scheme (HDIS) under Part II of the Act:

and in each case what is the number of recipients and the total cost of meeting the salaries and expenses of each category.

Mr. William Ross

The information available is as follows:

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