P139 CEEFAX 139 Sun 9 Apr 01:37/14       POLITICS  MACKAY URGES WOMEN TO STRIVE HIGHER The Lord Chancellor, Lord Macka| of Clashfern, has urged more women to apply for top jobs in the judiciary According to the latest figures, of 138 judges in the High Court and above only seven are women. Lord Mackay told a conference of women lawyers that the number reflected the appropriate seniority and experience in the professionN But he said he was concerned at the dearth of women applying to become Queen's Counsel - this year out of :81 applicants only 42 were womenN  Parl'ment Politics World Travel