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LORD HALDANE'S ADMISSION.

£5000 ADEQUATE FOR PUBLIC

SERVICES

Lord Haldane has expressed the opinion that he is not .worth his salary. The Blue Book containing the evidence of the Royal Commission- on the delay in law courts publishes this interesting fact. During a discussion of ■ the subject of Judges' pensions. Lord Haldane, replying to' questions:frp'mc,Mr Samuel Roberts, M.P., said*he thought that, generally speaking, £5000 a year was a very good salary to pay anybody for public services. Mr Roberts: You think nobody is worth more than that ?

Lord Haldane: I am inclined to) think no one is worth more than that. Mr Roberts: Not even the Lord Chancellor ? r' . ,

Lord Haldane: I make no exception. Lord Haldswe, as; Lord Chancellor, receives £10,000 a year, and is entitled to £-5000 a year 1 when he goes out of office with the resignation or defeat of a Government, or when lie .retires.

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LORD HALDANE'S ADMISSION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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LORD HALDANE'S ADMISSION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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