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PRISON TARGETS: Ian Lang, Secretary of State for Scotland, announcing tough new targets for the Scottish Prison Service in 1995-96, stipulated that no dangerous prisoners should escape and the number of significant incidents be kept below 10. Serious assaults on staff should be no higher than 4 per 1,000 staff, he said.

nBUSINESS TODAY - Commons: late spring recess debate, then backbench debates on Anglo-German relations, tobacco and alcohol smuggling, and York carriageworks closure; Scottish questions; debate initiated by Labour on "social division and low pay"; debate on call for court disclosure of select committee papers relating to Maxwell affair. Lords: debate on future government of Scotland; Insurance Companies (Reserves) Bill, Report; Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Bill, Second Reading.

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