FOI reference: FOI/17/02793
Date received: 16 November 2017
Date responded: 21 November 2017
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.
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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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House