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Lord Advocate (Public Appointments)

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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asked the Lord Advocate whether he will list all the public appointments for which he is responsible, the names of the present holders of these appointments and their salaries and allowances.

The information requested by my hon. Friend is as follows:

Remuneration
£
Scottish Law Commission
Chairman
*The Hon. Lord Hunter, LLD16,675
Members
Professor T. B. Smith, QC, DCL, LLD10,630
A. E. Anton, CBE10,630
R. B. Jack (Part-time)4,252
J. P. H. Mackay, QC (Part-time)4,252
Scottish Committee of the Council on Tribunals
I. R. Guild, WS2,624
Members
John MacDonald
Robert Moore, CBE
Mrs. Barbara Leburn, MBE
John Langan
John M. Turner, OBE, CA
William David Prosser, QC
In addition, the Lord Chancellor and I jointly appoint the Chairman and members of the Council on Tribunals whose names and remuneration are as follows:

Remuneration
£
Chairman
Lord Tweedsmuir5,165
Members
Sir Norman Graham, CB750
†Ivor R. Guild, WS
Lady Fulton750
Professor Kathleen M. Bell750
David C. H. Hirst, QC750
Lord Mancroft, KBE, TD750
D. G. T. Williams750
†John MacDonald750
Mrs. Chloe Davis750
Cluny Rutherford Dale750
†John M. Turner, OBE, CA750
Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Marsh750
Cyril Moseley750
P. R. Everett, DSC750
I also appoint Standing Junior Counsel in Scotland to a number of Government Departments. These appointments—some 24 in number—are, however, remunerated on a fee basis.

* The Chairman (Lord Hunter), being the holder of high judicial office, is not remunerated under the Law Commissions Act 1965. He continues to receive his judicial salary which is paid out of the Consolidated Fund.

† Also members of the Scottish Committee.