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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-08322
Asked by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 22 March 2017

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what work has been undertaken to assess prisoners’ awareness of independent prison monitors and prison monitoring coordinators.

Current status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 18 April 2017


Answer

Focus groups with prisoners have been undertaken nationally and locally as part of prison-based awareness raising work.

Information point checks are undertaken on a regular basis to ensure leaflets, posters and request forms are available to prisoners.