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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-14731: Liam Kerr (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 19 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many people over 60 have been sent to prison in each of the last three years.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 28 February 2018

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

The following table shows all of the admissions for those aged over 60 since
‎ 1 January 2015.

 

 

Over 60

2015

220

2016

242

2017

246

Total

708