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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07691: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 3 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have been subject to electronic monitoring in each local authority area in each year since 2013.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 16 March 2017

Local Authority

2013-2014

2014-2015

2016-2016

2016-2017

Aberdeen City

185

134

83

119

Aberdeenshire

46

46

38

54

Angus

52

39

56

38

Argyll & Bute

27

27

26

35

Clackmannanshire

51

46

32

33

Dumfries & Galloway

110

68

62

82

Dundee City

245

247

300

288

East Ayrshire

99

117

151

156

East Dunbartonshire

31

25

27

41

East Lothian

48

45

42

38

East Renfrewshire

18

15

18

13

Edinburgh

210

155

206

274

Falkirk

50

38

31

65

Fife

353

413

339

379

Glasgow

440

490

562

642

Highland

72

94

89

61

Inverclyde

47

60

62

76

Midlothian

31

49

33

33

Moray

18

29

40

57

North Ayrshire

71

117

202

173

North Lanarkshire

263

255

305

277

Orkney Islands

10

3

8

4

Perth & Kinross

68

85

80

69

Renfrewshire

63

90

92

94

Scottish Borders

48

35

35

59

Shetland Islands

15

5

26

13

South Ayrshire

120

155

111

100

South Lanarkshire

223

306

351

343

Stirling

59

48

21

30

West Dunbartonshire

81

59

79

91

West Lothian

133

170

145

116

Western Isles

25

41

23

15

Total

3312

3506

3675

3868

The total number of individual instances of electronic monitoring in each Local Authority in each financial year of the current contract, which commenced in April 2013, are set out in the following table. An individual may have been subject to electronic monitoring on more than one occasion. Figures for 2016-2017 cover the period from April 2016 to February 2017.