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HM Inspector of Prisons for Scotland (HMIPS) annual reports from 2009-10

2013 June 11
by Mary Munro

HM Insp Prisons Annual Report 12-13Update

“Prisons inspector issues warning on overcrowding” Scotsman
“Outgoing prisons inspector points to progress but says more work is needed” Herald
“Inmates need ‘meaningful activities’ says prisons inspector” BBC“Report calls for better prisoner rehabilitation” Courier

Following posted on 1.10.12

“Prisons inspector: Find more work for inmates” Herald
“Prisons inspector calls for more work in jails to ‘cut reoffending'” BBC

Following posted on 5.10.11

“Inspector warns school exclusions can be a prison sentence” Courier
“Prison watchdog calls for urgent action to stops sex beasts re-offending” Daily Record
“Lessons from alternative to excluding pupils” Herald
“Prison chief critical of sex offenders’ treatment” Press and Journal
“Inclusion units for schools could be money well spent” Scotsman
“Inclusion unit in Fife brings instant results and children are able to continue their education” Scotsman
“Prisons inspector: Disruptive pupils ‘shouldn’t be excluded from school'” Scotsman
“A child-friendly Scotland must be our goal” Scotsman
“Inspector calls for review in dealing with sex offenders” Scotsman
“‘Bigoted culture is filling up our jails’” Scottish Sun
“Prison Inspector calls for “regular” use of video links for prison hearings” The Firm Magazine
“School exclusion leads to jail, says prisons inspector” BBC

Following posted on 27.9.10

“Concern over prison drug smuggling” Herald
“£250,000: Cost of locking up a child offender for one year” Scotsman
“Watchdog calls for tougher drug tests to clean up our jails” Express
“Drug and weapon smuggling in jails is ‘unacceptably high’, report states” STV
“Prison issues ‘unresolved&rsquo’: inspector” Law Society Journal Online
“Drug availability key concern in annual prisons report” Firm Magazine
“Hugh Monro voices concern over prison rehabilitation” BBC

Press releases

“Prisons report” Scot.Gov (October 2011)
“HM Inspector of Prisons” Scot.Gov. (September 2010)

See also

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland Annual Report 2012-13
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland Annual Report 2011-12
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland – Annual Report 2010-2011
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland: Annual Report 2009 – 2010

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