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UN convention against torture: our position statement

Account of progress in Scotland in giving effect to the UN Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, in advance of a review of the UK by the UN Committee Against Torture in May 2019.


Annex

DEATHS IN PRISONS IN SCOTLAND (2012-18)

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2012

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Edinburgh

08/09/2012

25/06/2015

47

Male

White

HMP Glenochil

07/01/2012

20/05/2013

38

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Shotts

18/06/2012

12/08/2014

43

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Edinburgh

30/06/2012

21/08/2013

81

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Edinburgh

25/12/2012

25/08/2014

61

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Glenochil

19/09/2012

08/10/2013

53

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Glenochil

24/03/2012

20/05/2015

46

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Open Estate

09/05/2012

24/11/2014

76

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Open Estate

13/08/2012

24/11/2014

50

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Perth

07/09/2012

10/09/2015

44

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Perth

20/02/2012

26/03/2014

42

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Peterhead

01/01/2012

12/06/2012

50

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Barlinnie

11/03/2012

19/12/2013

42

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Barlinnie

17/06/2012

16/10/2014

40

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Inverness

13/10/2012

11/10/2013

19

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Perth

06/03/2012

25/09/2014

32

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Shotts

08/11/2012

31/07/2014

31

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Shotts

10/02/2012

03/03/2015

41

Male

White

Suicide

HMYOI Polmont

13/02/2012

07/08/2015

18

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Cornton Vale

12/05/2012

23/03/2016

19

Female

White

Suicide

HMP Barlinnie

02/03/2012

20/05/2014

41

Male

White

Suicide

Total

21

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2013

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Shotts

03/06/2013

17/07/2014

35

Male

White

Event of Undetermined Intent

HMP
Edinburgh

21/04/2013

28/11/2014

53

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Greenock

11/08/2013

15/09/2015

60

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Low Moss

25/09/2013

19/12/2014

52

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Glenochil

27/02/2013

27/09/2013

60

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Edinburgh

04/05/2013

30/06/2014

40

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Glenochil

09/05/2013

07/11/2014

62

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Addiewell

31/05/2013

No Date Set

42

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Glenochil

15/09/2013

No Date Set

44

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Barlinnie

22/09/2013

02/06/2014

60

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Barlinnie

27/09/2013

28/07/2014

48

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Low Moss

25/10/2013

29/07/2014

48

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Edinburgh

03/11/2013

18/11/2014

44

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Edinburgh

30/11/2013

19/05/2015

65

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Barlinnie

11/12/2013

26/05/2015

74

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Addiewell

25/02/2013

12/08/2013

45

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Open Estate

22/05/2013

10/04/2014

25

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Barlinnie

14/06/2013

20/10/2014

45

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Barlinnie

21/12/2013

12/01/2015

56

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Glenochil

23/01/2013

31/03/2015

55

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Barlinnie

27/03/2013

06/02/2015

40

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Perth

28/09/2013

08/06/2017

28

Male

White

Event of unintent overdose

HMP Addiewell

29/09/2013

3/09/2017

24

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Perth

23/01/2013

7/04/2017

24

Male

White

Suicide

Total

24

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2014

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Glenochil

14/07/2014

22/05/2015

79

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Glenochil

24/10/2014

23/03/2015

67

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Addiewell

04/11/2014

29/07/2015

32

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Greenock

11/02/2014

18/11/2015

51

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Barlinnie

09/06/2014

23/10/2015

66

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Edinburgh

30/03/2014

21/08/2015

48

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Low Moss

15/07/2014

07/04/2015

86

Male

White

Natural Causes – Sudden

HMP Shotts

01/12/2014

06/05/2016

29

Male

White

Natural Causes – Sudden

HMP Shotts

09/12/2014

22/04/2016

44

Male

White

Natural Causes – Sudden

HMP Open Estate

14/09/2014

04/10/2016

49

Male

White

Natural Causes – Sudden

HMP Kilmarnock

22/07/2014

19/08/2015

63

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Edinburgh

11/03/2014

09/06/2016

37

Male

White

Suicide

HMYOI Polmont

14/07/2014

08/04/2016

19

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Shotts

20/11/2014

08/08/2016

25

Male

White

Event of Undetermined Intent

HMYOI Polmont

17/10/2014

17

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Cornton Vale

02/11/2014

19

Female

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Edinburgh

29/03/2014

16/11/2017

46

Female

White

Suicide

HMP Glenochil

29/09/2014

54

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Kilmarnock

27/06/2014

52

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

20/03/2014

11/10/2017

22

Male

White

Homicide

HMP Edinburgh

02/04/2014

07/11/2017

66

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Dumfries

03/10/2014

29/09/2016

27

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Edinburgh

16/04/2014

46

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

02/05/2014

47

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

Total

24

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2015

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Open Estate

05/01/2015

19/11/2015

52

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Perth

04/01/2015

18/12/2015

45

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Shotts

05/01/2015

17/03/2016

65

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Inverness

11/05/2015

11/07/2016

56

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Low Moss

11/05/2015

07/10/2016

35

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Edinburgh

28/03/2015

30

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

04/01/2015

06/06/2016

47

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Glenochil

04/02/2015

19/10/2015

54

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Addiewell

13/05/2015

06/10/2017

50

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Barlinnie

08/06/2015

02/09/2016

42

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Edinburgh

22/01/2015

31/01/2018

71

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Grampian

29/03/2015

54

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Low Moss

03/04/2015

21/12/2016

50

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Edinburgh

13/04/2015

12/12/2017

79

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Edinburgh

08/07/2015

05/07/2017

57

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Edinburgh

21/07/2015

06/03/2017

73

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Barlinnie

24/10/2015

26/10/2016

77

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Cornton Vale

26/08/2015

51

Female

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Low Moss

27/07/2015

13/11/2017

34

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Perth

31/10/2015

12/09/2017

23

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Shotts

22/12/2015

56

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Low Moss

19/12/2015

16/02/2017

54

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Barlinnie

12/12/2015

48

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

28/12/2015

24

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

Total

24

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2016

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Cornton Vale

17/01/2016

09/03/2017

30

Female

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Castle Huntly

17/01/2016

46

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Shotts

23/01/2016

17/03/2017

44

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Glenochil

26/01/2016

24/03/2017

24

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Edinburgh

16/02/2016

32

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Castle Huntly

27/02/2016

31

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

11/03/2016

68

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

19/03/2016

50

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Edinburgh

20/03/2016

33

Female

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Glenochil

17/04/2016

73

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Kilmarnock

28/04/2016

18/12/2017

42

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Edinburgh

06/05/2016

35

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Cornton Vale

20/05/2016

29/09/2017

29

Female

White

Suicide

HMP Edinburgh

30/05/2016

20/11/2017

48

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Perth

04/06/2016

39

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

05/06/2016

37

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Kilmarnock

08/06/2016

29/08/2017

51

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Kilmarnock

09/06/2016

34

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Low Moss

09/07/2016

43

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

30/07/2016

08/05/2017

51

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Edinburgh

06/08/2016

07/03/2018

46

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Barlinnie

02/08/2016

50

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

23/08/2016

53

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

03/10/2016

03/05/2017

59

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

HMP Addiewell

19/10/2016

34

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

11/12/2016

48

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Glenochil

17/12/2016

69

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

25/12/2016

24/11/2017

61

Male

White

Natural cause – sudden

Total

28

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2017

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Barlinnie

09/01/2017

20/09/2017

75

Male

White

Natural cause – expected

HMP Low Moss

15/01/2017

29

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMYOI Polmont

19/01/2017

19

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMYOI Polmont

21/01/2017

18

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

05/02/2017

11/01/2018

39

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Barlinnie

19/02/2017

19/09/2017

39

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Castle Huntly

02/03/2017

64

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Addiewell

04/03/2017

40

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Glenochil

21/03/2017

56

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Shotts

24/03/2017

32

Male

Asian

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

25/03/2017

44

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Addiewell

20/04/2017

67

Male

White

Natural Cause – Sudden

HMP Shotts

17/05/2017

46

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

23/06/2017

67

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

02/07/2017

49

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Addiewell

17/07/2017

29

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

25/07/2017

54

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

29/08/2017

62

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Shotts

04/09/2017

51

Male

White

Natural Cause – Expected

HMP Edinburgh

10/09/2017

73

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

19/09/2017

35

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Addiewell

22/09/2017

32

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Kilmarnock

26/09/2017

23

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Castle Huntly

02/10/2017

30

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

30/10/2017

38

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Low Moss

03/11/2017

51

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMPYOI Polmont

10/11/2017

38

Female

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Edinburgh

10/12/2017

39

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Edinburgh

24/12/2017

63

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

Total

29

DEATHS IN CUSTODY – 2018 to date

Establishment

Date of Death

FAI Concluded

Age

Gender

Ethnic Group

Death By

HMP Inverness

03/01/2018

22

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

08/01/2018

49

Male

White

Suicide

HMP Low Moss

10/01/2018

41

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Glenochil

16/01/2018

67

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Glenochil

17/02/2018

46

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Edinburgh

08/03/2018

47

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Grampian

10/03/2018

37

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

27/03/2018

43

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

25/04/2018

49

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

29/05/2018

66

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMPYOI Polmont

04/06/2018

21

Female

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Glenochil

11/06/2018

33

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

14/06/2018

22

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

17/06/2018

33

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

21/06/2018

37

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Castle Huntly

29/06/2018

47

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Barlinnie

06/07/2018

44

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Perth

19/07/2018

47

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

HMP Addiewell

27/07/2018

56

Male

White

Not Determined – awaiting FAI

Total

19

Contact

Email: David.Holmes@gov.scot

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