Oral Answers to Questions — Judicial Proceedings (Costs).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 31st March 1925.

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Photo of Mr John Grace Mr John Grace , Wirral

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been directed to the costs entailed by protracted High Court proceedings, especially in the matter of counsels' fees; and whether the Government is prepared to bring in a Bill for the protection of litigants, with a view to restricting the amount of fees allowed for counsel on the taxation of the costs of a successful party to the sum of 50 guineas for every day a trial has lasted?