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Women Magistrates

Volume 236: debated on Monday 17 March 1930

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asked the Attorney-General how many benches of magistrates there are in England and Wales without a woman magistrate on them?

Women magistrates have been appointed to every County Commission of the Peace in England and Wales. There are 251 boroughs in England and Wales which have separate Commissions of the Peace. One or more women magistrates have been appointed to the Commissions of the Peace in 202 of the boroughs. No women have been appointed to the Commission of the Peace for the remaining 49 boroughs, the great majority of which are boroughs having small populations.

Description.Unit of Quantity.Total Imports.Exports.
U.K. Manufactures.Imported Mauufactures.
Quantities
Gramophones and Phonographs:
CompleteNumber29,474455,743900
RecordsDozens18,9001,247,329299
Parts of (including Motors)Recorded by value only.
Declared Values.
Gramophones and Phonographs:£££
Complete31,0641,697,9101,157
Records30,6491,129,575548
Parts of (including Motors).233,056536,6946,054
NOTE.—The above figures are provisional.