HL Deb 05 March 2001 vol 623 cc13-4WA
The Earl of Courtown

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether the Lord Chancellor or the Attorney-General made any appeal to lawyers at a function at the Atlantic Bar and Grill on 7 February to contribute funds to the Labour Party. [HL919]

The Attorney-General (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

The Lord Chancellor invited guests to the function on 7 February. He made brief introductory remarks of welcome and reminded them that this was a fundraising dinner. The Attorney-General made the principal speech commending the achievements of the Government to date and inviting contributions to the campaign fund. He also invited guests who were not already members to consider joining the Society of Labour Lawyers.