Scottish Prisoner Voting Survey 2022

A voluntary survey of prisoners serving sentences of 12 months or less, who since April 2020 have been eligible to register to vote in Scottish Parliament and local government elections. The survey was conducted in 2022.

Annex C: List of prison establishments

Prison establishments

HMP Addiewell

HMP Barlinnie

HMP Castle Huntly (Open Estate)

HMP Cornton Vale

HMP Dumfries

HMP Edinburgh

HMP Glenochil

HMP Grampian

HMP Greenock

HMP Inverness

HMP Kilmarnock

HMP Low Moss

HMP Perth

HMP Polmont

HMP Shotts*

The Bella Centre Community Custody Unit**

The Lilias Centre Community Custody Unit**

*HMP Shotts generally houses prisoners serving sentences greater than 12 months, who are not eligible to register to vote and so not eligible for the survey.

**Opened after May 2022 and so was not surveyed.

How to access background or source data

The data collected for this social research publication:

☐ are available in more detail through Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

☒ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact for further information.

☐ cannot be made available by Scottish Government for further analysis as Scottish Government is not the data controller.



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