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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02116: Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 23 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of people in young offender institutions comes from areas of deprivation.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 9 September 2016

The latest data released by Scottish Government shows that on 31 March 2014, 42% of young persons under 21 in prison custody came from the 15% most deprived data zones.