Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Lord Chancellor (Salary)

Part of Schedule 16 – in the House of Commons at 11:50 pm on 10th April 1989.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Alex Carlile Mr Alex Carlile , Montgomery 11:50 pm, 10th April 1989

I can name barristers who stood for the independence of the people whom his union supported in the miners' strike—such as Ms. Lang, a member of my chambers—and who supported by their independent advocacy the miners of his constituency. If the Government take over the professional ethical code of lawyers——