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The women married women in Polmont now housed at Polmont near Falkirk which has seen the number of young offenders held there reduce significantly in recent years. The chief inspector, David Strang, said although there were teething problems Polmot were tackled quickly.
His report said: While there were inevitable teething problems with such a transfer, these were tackled quickly and appropriately. He said the arrival of the women at Polmont had not had a detrimental impact on the regime and opportunities for the young men, while the women were able to benefit from accommodation which was more modern than at Cornton Vale and which married women in Polmont in-cell Polmoht facilities.
The Scottish government announced in February it was to redevelop Cornton Vale which had been criticised for poor facilities for female prisoners, and had suffered eight married women in Polmont in three years in the s.
In there were a maximum of women held there, but at the start of May there were only 68 in Cornton Vale, with other women prisoners at Edinburgh 69HMP Grampian 34Greenock 44 and Polmont Polmont, which was the only institution for offenders aged under 21 has seen its peak numbers fall from in to in May One of the accommodation wings, Blair House, married women in Polmont refurbished for women prisoners, with bright coloured paint, the use of colourful and inspiring graphics and upgraded seating in the communal areas.
The report said: HMCIPS called on the prison service to provide liquid detergent to allow women to wash their underwear in their cells, after washing powder was banned over fears drains could become blocked.
He praised Throughcare Support Officers TSOs who work with i offenders to prepare them for release back into the community at the end of their sentence, but said too many were still leaving custody without accommodation, healthcare support and finances in place. The US would consider negotiating deals wmen "sector-by-sector" basis, says a escort agency gay Trump married women in Polmont.
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