HC Deb 07 February 1990 vol 166 c627W
Mr. Grocott

To ask the Attorney-General how many judges have been removed from office for each year since 1980 for(a) incapacity,(b) misconduct and (c) any other reason.

The Attorney-General

One circuit judge was removed from office in 1983 for misconduct under the powers given to the Lord Chancellor in section 17(4) of the Courts Act 1971.