HC Deb 05 February 1998 vol 305 c767W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many barristers in Northern Ireland are QCs; and what percentage of the Northern Ireland Bar this represents. [27832]

Mr. Ingram

There are 430 practising barristers in Northern Ireland, 54 of whom are Queen's Counsel, representing just over 12 per cent. of the Northern Ireland Bar.

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