Date lodged: 31 October 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what the cost has been of the prison-court transfer contract in each of the last five years.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 9 November 2018
I have asked Colin McConnell, Chief Executive of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS), to respond. His response is as follows:
The cost of the prisoner escort contract is made readily available in SPS’ annual accounts published on our website at: http://www.sps.gov.uk/Corporate/Publications/Publications.aspx
The annual costs for each of the years requested are as follows:
Net operating costs