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Closure of one or more of Scotland's prisons: FOI release

Published: 23 Nov 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02793
Date received: 16 November 2017
Date responded: 21 November 2017

Information requested

You asked for information regarding any plans that have been made for the closure of one or more of Scotland's prisons in the event of significant reductions in the prison population.

Response

The answer to your question is the Scottish Government does not have any plans for the closure of any of Scotland's prisons in the event of significant reductions in the prison population.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
23 Nov 2017
Closure of one or more of Scotland's prisons: FOI release