It is clear the Government can't make up its mind about targets.
It's good for child poverty reduction to have an overall target and short-term targets, so much so that it is now a statutory requirement to set targets.
It is not a good idea to set a target for child immunisations.
It is a good idea to set a target for the reduction of road deaths over 10 years.
It is not good to have targets to reduce the rate of suicide because that could be interpreted as a tolerance for any suicide.
It is not a good