asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether he is prepared to extend the scope of the Buildings Act (now applicable only to the Metropolis) to the Provinces, and add the Amendments requisite to the Act for diminishing the dangers of panic in crowded assemblies?
§ SIR WILLIAM HARCOURT
said, he should be glad to do something in the direction indicated by the hon. Member, and would introduce a Bill, the draft of which he held in his hand, if he saw the slightest chance of passing it this Session. He had not, however, the smallest hope of being able to do so.