Prisons and places of detention

2 April 2020

21 April 2020

18 May 2020

23 June 2020 

17 September 2020

November 2020

  • Scottish Prison Service response to Commission correspondence 

January 2021

  • Correspondence with the Scottish Prison Service is available here and here 


People in prison are an extremely vulnerable population and those working in prisons are key frontline workers providing a vital public service. The epidemiological evidence is clear that prisons are places of high risk in the current pandemic.