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HMP Inverness correspondence and HMP Highland delays: FOI release

Published: 4 Jul 2019

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

Published:
4 Jul 2019
HMP Inverness correspondence and HMP Highland delays: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/201900001700
Date received: 21 May 2019
Date responded: 19 Jun 2019
Information requested

i) All correspondence, emails, letters, telephone conversations, dates of meetings (internal and external), minutes of meetings (internal and external), since 6 May 2016 between Scottish Government

Minister(s), civil servants or special advisors and Scottish Prison Service officials in relation to HMP Inverness regarding:

a) Prisoner numbers.

b) Overcrowding.

c) Rehabilitation training.

d) Staff security concerns.

ii) All correspondence, emails, letters, telephone conversations, dates of meetings (internal and external), minutes of meetings (internal and external), since 6 May 2016 between Scottish Government Minister(s), civil servants or special advisors and Scottish Prison Service officials in relation to the decision to delay the construction of HMP Highland.

Response

I attach a copy of all of the information you requested.

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