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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 13th November 2018.

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Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill Chair, Justice Committee, Chair, Justice Committee

I am very grateful, Mr Speaker. The Secretary of State has a particular responsibility to protect the interests of the judiciary. Recruitment to senior judicial office is a continuing problem, and there is a regular shortfall. He has indicated that he intends to consider seriously the recommendations of the Senior Salaries Review Body. When can we expect a response to this, given that a number of important posts are due to fall vacant?