HC Deb 19 December 1991 vol 201 c205W
Mr. Nicholas Brown

To ask the Attorney-General if he will name the members of the Newcastle magistrates advisory committee on appointments to the Newcastle upon Tyne bench.

The Attorney-General

The names of the members of the Lord Chancellor's advisory committee for Newcastle upon Tyne are—

  • Miss E. D. Barraclough
  • Mr. J. Burn
  • Mr. J. L. Curry
  • Miss A. F. Irwin
  • Mrs. L. M. Kennedy
  • Mrs. F. F. Southern
  • Miss J. R. Straker
  • Mr. D. I. Williams

Mr. Nicholas Brown

To ask the Attorney-General what priority he gives to ensuring an even representation of all geographic areas in Newcastle upon Tyne upon the magistrates bench.

The Attorney-General

The Lord Chancellor expects all his advisory committees to put forward candidates who are suitable for appointment. Subject to this, he requires them to seek to achieve a bench which is broadly representative of the community it serves. To this end, he expects them to take into account geographical and other factors.

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