Judges on pay freeze

Up to 2,000 full-time judges would be affected by the civil service pay freeze recommended by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling. This would include District Judges who, according to the Ministry of Justice Judicial Salaries (from 1 April 2009) figures, currently earn £102,921, Circuit Judges (who earn £128,296), High Court Judges (£172,753), and Lord Justices of Appeal (current salary £196,707).