§ MR. DIXON-HARTLAND
asked the Chairman of the Metropolitan Board of Works, What steps the Board of Works has taken with regard to the theatres reported upon by Captain Shaw, in reference to having the recommendations in that Report carried out; what number of theatres not included in that Report are now under inspection; and, when that inspection was commenced?
§ SIR JAMES M'GAREL-HOGG
Sir, I beg to state that copies of Captain Shaw's Reports have been sent to the various theatres concerned, and the lessees have been invited to send in any observations they may have to make on his recommendations. Some replies have already been received and are under consideration. The number of theatres now under inspection and not included in Captain Shaw's previous Reports is 11, and this will be added to as rapidly as circumstances will admit. As regards the third part of the Question, the inspections have been commenced at various dates, as Captain Shaw has been able to undertake them.