§ Mr. Pattie
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer, (Official Report, 24th November 1978. column 759), if he can now give the number of assaults and the number of serious assaults on prison officers in Scotland during 1978.
§ Mr. Harry Ewing:
The relevant information is as follows:
Number of assaults 66 Of which serious assaults 7 Assaults involving the use of weapons are classified as serious assaults.