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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-19412: ()

Date lodged: 16 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many cells there are in Scotland's prisons, broken down by prison.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 2 November 2018

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

The following table provides a breakdown of cells in each Scottish prison.

Prison

Total Number of Cells

Addiewell

702

Barlinnie

966

Castle Huntly

182

Cornton Vale

97

Dumfries

136

Edinburgh

723

Glenochil

530

Grampian

501

Greenock

263

Inverness

83

Kilmarnock

501

Low Moss

708

Perth

484

Polmont

609

Shotts

538

Total

7,023