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Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is just as important for Scottish judges to be put in a position to maintain appropriate standards of life as it is for their English colleagues?
Is my right hon. Friend aware that if the higher income groups in Scotland receive encouragement from him to have higher salaries at present, it will arouse the greatest resentment throughout the lower income group, particularly rail-way-men and others employed in heavy occupations, who are not receiving wage increases?
Will the Secretary of State bear in mind that no reasonable person in Scotland will object to these law officers receiving what is due to them and is long overdue?
Arising out of a question from the benches opposite, does the right hon. Gentleman realise that the salaries at present paid to sheriffs and to sheriffs-substitute are, in view of their responsibilities, an absolute scandal?