HC Deb 14 December 1954 vol 535 cc116-7W
85 and 86. Colonel Gomme-Duncan

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how many members of the prison staff in Scotland are living out of official quarters; and to which prisons such officials are attached;

(2) how many persons, other than members of the prison staff, are in occupation of official quarters; and at which prisons.

Mr. J. Stuart

The following is the reply:

Establishment Number of Married Officers not not living in Official Quarters Number of Official Quarters occupied by persons other than members of Prisons Staff
Aberdeen Prison 9
Dumfries Prison 1
Edinburgh Prison 9
Barlinnie Prison 24 23
Duke Street Prison 14
Greenock Prison 5
Inverness Prison 1
Perth Prison and C.L. Dept. 29 5
Peterhead Prison 10 15
Castle Huntly Borstal Instn. 3
Cornton Vale Borstal Instn. 1
Polmont Borstal Instn. 11
102 58


1. Official quarters are normally provided only for married officers. Quarters for unmarried officers are however available at four institutions for women and at Cornton Vale Borstal Institution.

2. At Perth five houses are occupied by Mental Nurses seconded from the General Board of Control for employment in the Criminal Lunatic Department.