The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Prison Service

 

The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Prison Service

Caroline Gardner, Auditor General for Scotland said: "Scotland's prisons are running well over operating capacity. The Scottish Prison Service faces a combination of severe pressures on many fronts; this poses a threat to operational safety, effectiveness and financial sustainability."

The 2018/19 audit of the Scottish Prison Service

 

Oral evidence session 26 September 2019

The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland.

Please read the Official Report of 26 Sptember 2019

Meeting papers for 26 September 2019

Minutes from 26 September 2019

 

Oral evidence session 31 October 2019

The Committee took evidence in a roundtable format from -

Phil Fairlie, Scottish National Chairman, Prison Officers' Association; Steve Farrell, Regional Secretary Scotland and Northern Ireland, Community Union; Michael Guy, Director HMP Kilmarnock, Serco UK Justice and Immigration; Nigel Ironside, Chair Prison Governors' Association; Tony Simpson, Director of UK Custodial Operations, Sodexo; Wendy Sinclair-Gieben, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland.

Followed by evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland (in private).

Meeting papers for 31 October 2019

 

 

 
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