FOI Responses

The following list is information released in response to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made to the Scottish Prison Service.

Information Disclosed
Attempted Escapes
The number of attempted/successful escapes.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019
Food Spends
In relation to all 13 publicly managed prisons in Scotland, how much is spent per prisoner per year/day on food?
Fri, 12 Jul 2019
Prison Staff Assaults
The number of prison staff assaulted during this period (01.04.2018 to 31.12.2018 & 1.1.2019 to 30.4.19)
Fri, 12 Jul 2019
Scottish Court & Prisoner Escort Service Performance Indicators
With reference to the Scottish Court Custody and Prisoner Escort Service (SCCPES); Schedule D; Section C; Table 1 – Group A Outcome Service Levels, Table 2 – Group B Service Levels, and Table 3 – Group C Performance Indicators:
Thu, 11 Jul 2019
Performance Measures
A) The number of breaches in each category. B) The monetary value of each of the breaches in each category.
Thu, 11 Jul 2019
Social Media
Please advise how many members of staff have been investigated for accessing social media using the SPS internet & computing systems/networks in the last two years.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Private Internet Usage
Per establishment, including Calton House, please advise how many staff use your internet system for private use.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
In Cell Telephones
Please provide me with all communications between the Scottish Prison Service & other parties including the Scottish Government & charities, which refer to in cell telephones.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Staff Assaults
In relation to both Polmont & Cornton Vale how many assaults on staff members both verbal & physical were reported each year for the last five years?
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
FOI Requests
Please provide me with the number of FOI requests made to you, over the last ten years.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
Kosher Meals
The number of prisoners requesting Kosher meals.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019
Self Harm Incidents
How many self harm incidents were there in prisons in calendar year 2018?
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Rehabilitation
A list & details of the rehabilitation services currently available for prisoners serving short term sentences.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Stress Related Illness
The number of staff members who have been signed off work with stress related illness.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Staff Assaults
The number of reported assaults on staff members both i) verbal and ii) physical
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Violent Incidents at HMP Grampian
The number of violent incidents at HMP Grampian from July 2018 to present broken down by type if available (attacks on staff, attacks on prisoners, protests, disturbances, riots etc.)
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Clothing
Are inmates at Scottish Prisons and young offenders institutes assigned colour - coded items of clothing to wear?
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Confiscated Items
I write to request information about the items confiscated from prisoners in the 12 months since September 2017.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019
Animal Training
Could you please tell me if there is any animal training/socialisation programmes being run in prisons in Scotland?
Mon, 04 Mar 2019
Reported Incidents
How many reported incidents there have been in Scottish Prisons in the last five years in which animals have been found to be kept by inmates.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019
Drones/UAVs
How many drones or UAVs have been detected flying into Scottish prisons from 2016 to 2018.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019
Harassment Claims
The total number of complaints of sexual misconduct or harassment made to your organisation between 2011-13 & 20/11/2018.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019
Mobile Phone, Drugs and Weapons Recoveries
I write to request comparable figures which show the number of occasions when mobile phones, drugs and weapons were recovered.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Payroll Reforms
Please can you tell us if you are familiar with the new rules introduced by Government in April 2017?
Fri, 04 Jan 2019
Prison Officers
Could you please provide me with the current number of officers at pay bands C, D & E?
Fri, 04 Jan 2019