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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07585: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 28 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding the prevalence of head injuries in prisons.

Answered by: Shona Robison 13 March 2017

This information is not held centrally.

The University of Glasgow recently carried out a study, with the preliminary findings presented in The National Prisoner Heath Network 2016 report ‘’Brain Injury and Offending’’. This is available at