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S5W-08187: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 16 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many throughcare support officers there have been in each prison in each year since 2010.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 29 March 2017

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

The following table shows the staffing complement of throughcare support officers (TSOs) in each prison since their introduction in 2012.

Establishment

2012

2013

2014

2014 (Area Manager)

Addiewell

 

 

 

 

Barlinnie

 

1.00

6.00

 

Cornton Vale

 

2.00

4.00

 

Dumfries

 

2.00

2.00

 

Edinburgh

 

 

5.00

1.00

Glenochil

 

 

2.00

 

Grampian

 

 

4.00

1.00

Greenock

2.00

2.60

4.00

 

Inverness

 

 

2.00

 

Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

Low Moss

2.70

2.70

5.20

1.00

Open Estate

 

 

 

 

Perth

 

 

4.00

 

Polmont

 

 

3.00

 

Shotts

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

4.70

10.30

41.20

3.00