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Prisoners (Assaults)

Volume 80: debated on Thursday 13 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what action is being proposed to determine the precise situation regarding the assault on one of the defendants of the Newham seven trial at the Central Criminal Court; and what measures are taken to protect prisoners from such assaults.

The incident is being investigated by the City of London police and it would not be appropriate for me to comment at this stage.