The average price of British wheat per 480 lb. in England and Wales during the years 1924, 1925 and 1926, the percentage increases over the average of the years 1911 to 1913, and the highest and lowest monthly average price in each year, are shown in the following table:
recently, which resulted in a number of persons being injured; and whether any outside iron staircase was attached to the building as a means of escape?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
I have received a report on this case, which shows that no outside staircase was provided and that the employés on the upper floor had to make their escape through a window. I am glad to say, however, that only one person was injured. It appears that the factory had only been opened in August last, and that the factory inspector, who visited it at once on receipt of the notice of occupation, considered the means of escape inadequate, and notified the London County Council accordingly, and I am informed that the council had surveyed the premises and prepared plans and were about to formulate their requirements for further means of escape at the time that the fire broke out.