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Prison Service (Protection)

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 18 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if, in view of the Irish Republican Army's continuing campaign against members of the prison service, he intends to introduce fresh measures to protect prison service men and their families.

A wide variety of measures have already been taken to afford protection to prison staff, who are not members of the security forces, and additional measures are currently under consideration.