Question S5W-26047: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government what the average number of hours per day convicted prisoners were engaged in purposeful activity (a) across the prison estate and (b) in each penal establishment in 2018-19, also broken down by month.


Question S5W-26053: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the finding by the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) that there has been a considerable deterioration in the presence of GPs in Scottish prisons, how many GPs have (a) been employed to work in or (b) attended prisons in each year since 2012-13.


Question S5W-26054: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the finding by the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) that there has been a considerable deterioration in the number of psychiatric sessions available to people in Scottish prisons since 2012, how many sessions there have been in each year since 2012-13.


Question S5W-26050: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the finding by the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture that in Scotland's prisons “in practice, recreation time was the exception rather than the norm. Overall, remand prisoners were getting, at best, two hours unlocked from their cells per day.”


Question S5W-26051: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-20884 by Humza Yousaf on 30 January 2019, what progress it has made toward maintaining and publishing data on the hours spent by remand prisoners engaged in purposeful activity.


Question S5W-26056: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government on how many occasions periods of remand have exceeded 110 days in each year since 2007-08.


Question S5W-26057: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government what the (a) average and (b) longest time spent on remand by individuals was in in each year since 2014-15.


Question S5W-26052: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the finding of the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT), in relation to Scottish prisons, that “cumulatively a lack of access to association and activities meant that in practice segregated inmates were deprived of regular meaningful human contact rendering the segregation akin to solitary confinement”.


Question S5W-26058: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many transfers have been made from prisons in Scotland to Rampton Hospital in each of the last 10 years.


Question S5W-26055: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019

To ask the Scottish Government which prisons have officials qualified to administer first aid overnight.


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