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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06415: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 20 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the vacancy rate of each secure unit has been in each month since 2010.

Answered by: Mark McDonald 2 February 2017

The Scottish Government do not hold the information in the format requested. However, information on average vacancies in each year is available.

The average vacancies in Scotland’s secure care accommodation since 2010 is detailed in the following table:

 

2010 - 11

2011 - 12

2012 - 13

2013 - 14

2014 - 15

Edinburgh

12 Beds

7%

5%

5%

8%

6%

Good Shepherd

18 Beds

33%

4%

19%

7%

2%

Kibble

18 Beds

21%

5%

5%

8%

3%

Rossie

18 Beds

33%

14%

22%

41%

22%

St Mary's

24 Beds

27%

8%

21%

20%

9%

St Phillips

24 Beds

6%

Closed

5-8-2011

Service

Closed

Service

Closed

Service

Closed

The Elms

4 Beds

56%

28%

Closed

20-12-2012

Service

Closed

Service

Closed

The Secure Care Accommodation Scotland website http://www.sanscotland.org/ shows the number of available beds in each of Scotland’s five secure units. The website is managed by the secure care providers and is updated daily.