HMP Inverness (Capacity)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 23 January 2019.

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Photo of Edward Mountain Edward Mountain Conservative

When prisons exceed their capacity, two areas that suffer are rehabilitation and safety. Will the cabinet secretary confirm that enough resources are being directed at providing sufficient warders and rehabilitation support to prisoners in Inverness? Will he also tell us when the new prison in Inverness will be ready for use?