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Tag: prison

Claims of illegal payments as more newspapers drawn into press standards...

By Bob Duncan  Two prison officers at different high security prisons allegedly took payments of thousands of pounds from journalists, a senior police officer...

Alarm over children’s parties in jail

By Ben Borland  Prison bosses were under fire yesterday after it emerged that Scottish inmates are regularly allowed to host children’s parties in jail....

Scottish Prison Service bombarded by inmate complaints

A request made under the Freedom of Information Act has seen the release of figures revealing that 36,295 separate complaints have been made across...

Rate of growth in prison population down by 4%

The rate at which Scotland’s prison population is growing has dropped from 6% in 2008-09 to 2% in 2009-10. The figures released today are...