Edinburgh Archive

Closure of Scotland’s only all-female prison to begin this summer

Source: http://stv.tv/news/stirling-central/1342390-closure-of-scotlands-only-all-female-prison-to-begin-this-summer/ More than half of the prisoners housed at Cornton Vale in Stirling will be moved to Polmont. Cornton Vale: Closure to begin this summer. Andrew Milligan/PA Archive/PA Images The closure of Scotland’s only women’s prison will begin this …

Inverclyde Prison Plan Dropped

Source: http://www.clyde1.com/localnews/inverclyde-prison-plan-dropped/ The Justice Secretary is scrapping plans to build a new womens’ prison at Inverclyde. He inherited plans for a 350 cell prison on the outskirts of Greenock but in his first major act as Justice Secretary he is …