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Where does the salary of judges come from? And how do we know they're not influenced whoever pays them?
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The state.In effect you (if you pay taxes and virtually everyone pays something even if only the vat on a Mars bar)
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Where does the salary of judges come from? And how do we know they're not influenced whoever pays them?
The state ofc. Yes they are influenced b the state to uphold the law as they see it.
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The state ofc. Yes they are influenced b the state to uphold the law as they see it.
I was told that they were paid by the Law Society. I assume by your answer that that's not true?
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I was told that they were paid by the Law Society. I assume by your answer that that's not true?
Ministry of Justice-here is a salary scale.

https://assets.publishing.service.go...4-nov-2018.pdf
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Thanks, that's a really helpful document for figures for my essay! But WHO actually pays them? Where does the money come from?
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I was told that they were paid by the Law Society. I assume by your answer that that's not true?
The Law society is simply the professional body for solicitors.
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Thanks, that's a really helpful document for figures for my essay! But WHO actually pays them? Where does the money come from?
The treasury of the UK. The Ministry of Justice is one of the various ministries of HMG. The treasury gets these funds from taxation.

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/bud...068121.article

https://www.parliament.uk/documents/...ndum-17-19.pdf
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