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HMIP Report on Perth Prison published: headlines focus on prisoner drug use

2010 April 14
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by Mary Munro

Brigadier Monro at HMP Perth showing 2010 report from Tartan Silk web siteUpdate

“Drug toll at Perth Prison causing concern” Courier
“28% of Perth Prison’s inmates ‘using drugs’” STV
“28 per cent of prisoners leaving jail on drugs” Times
“Drug smuggling at Perth Prison ‘causes concern’” BBC
“Inspectors shocked by Perth jail’s drugs tally” Press and Journal

Following posted on 28.3.07

“MSPs at odds over jail report “ Courier 29.3.07
“New report condemns Perth jail” STV
“Overcrowding threat to safety at Perth prison” Courier
“Prison report slams overcrowding” BBC
“Prison overcrowding forcing three to a cell” STV

Following posted on 20.3.06

“Perth Prison report unveiled” Evening Telegraph
“Inspector hails end of slopping out at prison” Courier

Following posted on 15.9.04

“Overcrowding at jail criticised” BBC
“Conditions at Perth prison slammed “ Scottish TV
“Another damning report on Perth Prison “ Grampian TV

Press releases

“Perth Prison report” Scot. Exec. (March 2007)
“Perth Prison inspection” Scot. Exec. (March 2006)

See also

HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Report on HMP Perth (April 2010)
HMP and YOI Perth Inspection (March 2007)
HM Inspectorate of Prisons Report on HMP Perth (March 2006)
HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Report on HMP Perth Inspection May 2004. “[. . .] it was a dismal place last year and it is still a dismal place [. . .] Yet this is not a gloomy report. Good relationships between staff and prisoners continue . . .”

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