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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-19690: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 31 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many prison-court transfers there have been in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) prison and (b) court.

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 volume of movements from prison to court are as follows:

Prison

2018 * 

2017-
18  

2016-
17  

2015-
16  

2014-
 15 **

2013-
14 **

HMP Aberdeen

    

1348

HMP Addiewell

2653

4484

4520

5218

5086

4867

HMP Barlinnie

6069

8993

10154

10602

11543

12187

HMP Castle Huntly

3

10

17

31

18

HMP YOI Cornton Vale

360

702

1210

2347

2586

2762

HMP Dumfries

259

435

491

613

616

582

HMP Edinburgh

2943

5475

5974

6654

7364

7009

HMP Glenochil

428

595

563

730

617

757

HMP YOI Grampian

1605

2906

2788

3311

2818

80

HMP Greenock

749

1349

1028

829

1087

992

HMP Inverness

793

1292

1372

1312

1419

1579

HMP Kilmarnock

1453

2487

2813

2655

2577

2624

HMP Low Moss

2615

4123

4798

4848

4879

4709

HMP Perth

2596

4294

4800

4931

5448

4935

HMP Peterhead

     

191

HMP YOI Polmont

3049

5230

6042

6353

6088

6524

HMP Shotts

205

275

311

428

376

350

Total

25777

42643

46874

50848

52535

51514

* All figures are aligned with financial years; 2018 is up to and inclusive of October of this year.

** Methodology for counting means there is a slight difference from the aggregate figures reported in the SPS Annual Report.

Prison to Court movements by Prison:

Court

2018 *

2017-
18

2016-
17

2015-
16

2014-
15

2013-
14

Aberdeen HC

160

317

267

484

454

323

Aberdeen JP

19

115

72

137

86

115

Aberdeen SC

1194

2044

1828

2059

2045

1749

Airdrie JP

    

1

 

Airdrie SC

926

1058

1250

1339

1322

1297

Alloa JP

1

 

1

1

13

5

Alloa SC

190

340

364

552

574

571

Arbroath JP

    

2

6

Arbroath SC

    

88

344

Ayr JP

8

13

30

37

16

25

Ayr SC

757

1174

1282

1621

1528

1303

Banff JP

2

1

1

   

Banff SC

14

43

44

23

24

22

Campbeltown JP

     

1

Campbeltown SC

17

27

18

22

42

32

Coatbridge JP

55

62

48

76

92

86

Cumbernauld JP

     

25

Cupar JP

    

1

1

Cupar SC

    

43

189

Dingwall SC

    

74

103

Dornoch SC

     

8

Dumbarton HC

 

13

4

1

13

27

Dumbarton JP

19

34

61

49

32

61

Dumbarton SC

811

1241

1219

1233

1097

1177

Dumfries JP

2

1

9

4

8

5

Dumfries SC

238

416

402

601

474

483

Dundee HC

    

1

32

Dundee JP

76

80

73

34

39

44

Dundee SC

1214

2076

2150

2449

2517

2239

Dunfermline HC

 

19

    

Dunfermline JP

3

16

6

15

5

7

Dunfermline SC

460

647

682

693

808

734

Dunoon JP

 

1

1

3

2

 

Dunoon SC

42

117

129

95

146

153

Duns JP

     

1

Duns SC

    

15

20

Edinburgh HC

465

907

1004

838

1200

1597

Edinburgh JP

27

36

38

53

77

69

Edinburgh SC

2319

4402

5319

6298

6001

6110

Edinburgh Supreme

88

150

145

242

206

 

Elgin JP

3

12

7

8

4

5

Elgin SC

243

396

363

371

354

396

Falkirk JP

7

17

14

4

2

5

Falkirk SC

796

913

982

831

1150

1107

Forfar JP

4

2

5

7

13

1

Forfar SC

208

343

457

650

451

154

Fort William JP

  

1

  

1

Fort William SC

22

32

54

89

68

43

Glasgow HC

1306

1916

2216

1844

1653

1862

Glasgow JP

330

481

951

1344

1633

1858

Glasgow SC

4707

8152

8747

8692

9984

9565

Greenock HC

    

6

 

Greenock JP

21

24

41

36

56

29

Greenock SC

543

890

826

879

793

755

Haddington JP

    

1

1

Haddington SC

    

314

319

Hamilton JP

89

74

44

107

106

51

Hamilton SC

1778

2764

2949

3395

3645

3525

Inverness HC

   

1

 

7

Inverness JP

21

54

34

13

27

49

Inverness SC

601

982

986

1101

1106

1018

Irvine JP

     

2

Jedburgh JP

  

2

 

2

4

Jedburgh SC

65

163

89

124

100

134

Kilmarnock JP

26

132

151

113

112

108

Kilmarnock SC

1477

2486

2883

3144

2887

2826

Kirkcaldy JP

7

3

5

10

7

21

Kirkcaldy SC

884

1296

1644

1669

1903

1669

Kirkcudbright SC

     

5

Kirkwall SC

20

18

31

37

19

33

Lanark HC

  

4

   

Lanark JP

 

2

1

5

5

8

Lanark SC

236

391

417

420

357

337

Lerwick SC

11

26

47

78

53

30

Livingston HC

91

122

120

120

132

70

Livingston JP

16

40

22

33

34

39

Livingston SC

701

1320

1124

1166

1195

1121

Lochgilphead JP

1

1

    

Lochgilphead SC

1

5

5

5

7

1

Lochmaddy SC

3

4

11

2

2

4

Motherwell JP

     

60

Motherwell SC

     

1

Oban JP

1

 

1

1

2

 

Oban SC

34

67

65

52

66

98

Paisley HC

  

57

41

17

52

Paisley JP

20

61

49

75

68

30

Paisley SC

1019

1601

2032

2432

2290

2270

Peebles SC

    

3

10

Perth HC

   

2

28

37

Perth JP

3

12

9

16

20

21

Perth SC

424

752

877

890

999

1070

Peterhead JP

4

4

9

 

2

3

Peterhead SC

228

511

755

649

459

310

Portree SC

21

21

6

6

6

3

Rothesay SC

     

19

Selkirk JP

  

1

1

1

7

Selkirk SC

91

226

139

162

147

172

Stirling JP

4

13

9

12

11

4

Stirling SC

366

561

647

744

675

643

Stonehaven JP

    

1

3

Stonehaven SC

    

9

51

Stornoway SC

17

19

35

35

37

23

Stranraer JP

  

1

   

Stranraer SC

106

178

221

268

227

233

Tain JP

3

9

4

7

4

2

Tain SC

65

87

106

65

94

148

Wick JP

 

1

    

Wick SC

46

109

171

133

142

117

Total

25777

42643

46874

50848

52535

51514

* All figures are aligned with financial years; 2018 is up to and inclusive of October of this year.

** Methodology for counting means there is a very slight (<0.02%) difference from the aggregate figures reported in the SPS Annual Report.