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S5W-03441: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 4 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what the average time taken was for a person to be transported by prisoner and custody escort services in each of the last three years, broken down by prison establishment.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 28 October 2016

I have asked Colin McConnell, Chief Executive of the Scottish Prison Service, to respond. His response is as follows:

The following table shows the average length of time from leaving the establishment to arriving at court. There is no data available for the duration of non-core service journeys from establishments.

Establishment

2013

2014

2015

2016

HMP Aberdeen

00:34:46

00:21:13

 

 

HMP Addiewell

00:55:18

01:07:25

00:58:59

01:09:52

HMP Barlinnie

00:38:54

00:48:56

00:44:50

00:57:06

HMP Castle Huntly

01:50:53

01:25:48

01:33:00

01:40:00

HMP & YOI Cornton Vale

01:34:43

01:34:44

01:21:47

01:36:48

HMP Dumfries

01:09:53

01:18:45

00:46:26

01:16:39

HMP Edinburgh

00:37:33

00:48:01

00:38:51

00:56:42

HMP Glenochil

01:06:39

01:15:49

01:08:24

01:08:35

HMP Grampian

 

01:19:31

01:07:46

01:16:43

HMP Greenock

01:19:56

01:11:54

01:00:39

01:17:56

HMP Inverness

00:48:15

00:51:48

00:50:38

01:01:58

HMP Kilmarnock

00:37:04

00:51:05

00:34:45

00:41:26

HMP Low Moss

01:01:20

01:08:39

00:59:52

01:08:42

HMP Perth

00:56:11

01:07:14

00:54:23

01:05:43

HMP Peterhead

01:13:59

 

 

 

HMP & YOI Polmont

01:25:56

01:35:20

01:30:44

01:37:21

HMP Shotts

00:57:12

01:13:50

00:59:02

01:15:42

Overall Average

00:54:36

01:04:54

00:57:04

01:08:21